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The latest beta of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution offers updated features and good support for new Linux user. It appears that Ubuntu is getting ready for masses. From the article:
If there is a single complaint that is laid at the feet of Linux time and time again, it’s that the operating system is too complicated and arcane for casual computer users to tolerate. You can’t ask newbies to install device drivers or recompile the kernel, naysayers argue.
Of course, many of those criticisms date back to the bad old days, but Ubuntu, the user-friendly distribution sponsored by Mark Shuttleworth’s Canonical Ltd., has made a mission out of dispelling such complaints entirely.
Canonical Ltd the creator of Ubuntu Linux has released a new software called Bazaar. It is a distributed version control system available under the GPL that reduces barriers to participation in your project. If you can run Python 2.4, then you can run Bazaar.
There are many really good VCS tools such as Subversion and Git. Bazaar is a decentralized revision control system. Revision control involves keeping track of changes in software source code or similar information, and helping people work on it in teams.Bazaar features
=> Ease of use
=> Portable software (Works on *nix / Windows)
=> GPL Code
=> Good performance
=> Safe with your data etc
The program is simple to deploy. It doesn’t require a dedicated server. Any Web server that includes ftp will work as a Bazaar server. Canonical also states that because developers can commit their code locally whenever they want, they’re less dependent on the central code base.
Download Bazaar VCS
=> Visit project home page to download Bazaar Distributed Version Control Software