Beta 8.10 released

Brendan mailinglist at endosquid.com
Wed Oct 8 19:07:38 BST 2008


On Wednesday 08 October 2008, Art Alexion wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 October 2008 8:05:09 am Robert Parker wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 5:49 PM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Lisi,
> > >
> > > That is an excellent point about hardware manufacturers pre-installing
> > > Linux. It is a huge step forward in widespread Linux adoption and
> > > won't happen with unstable distros.
> >
> > Manufacturers also install Windows, the least stable distro of them all.
>
> I don't personally use windows or even own a Microsoft product, but I
> support about 20 windows 2003 servers and 300 windows XP desktops in my
> job.  I also have KDE 4 from the PPA on Hardy and a test install of
> Intrepid.  I can tell you that windows XP is much, much more stable than
> the current iteration of of KDE 4.

XP crashes on me once a day (in a VM at work, to schedule meetings in Lotus 
Notes) while KDE 4.1.2 hasn't crashed on me in a week, after the newest 
packages.
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