Kubuntu 9.04 Beta is unusable for some users. Get in there and test it!

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Sat Mar 28 21:47:15 UTC 2009

On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Willy Hamra <w.hamra1987 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/3/28 Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com>:
>> On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 2:24 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Please test the new Kubuntu Jaunty beta and file your bugs:
>>> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/jaunty/beta/
>>> If you come across any reproducible bug, either file it or start a new
>>> thread about the bug and CC me in the thread. KDE 4.2 was the first
>>> KDE 4 release meant for end users and if you are having issues, then
>>> it is a bug that KDE wants fixed. Of special interest are video
>>> display problems and Plasma (desktop) crashes. On both of my ATI
>>> machines the KDE desktop is unusable due to video corruption, and the
>>> bugs have been confirmed by at least one Nvidia user as well. So
>>> please test as there is less than one month before release.
>>> Place to file KDE bugs:
>>> https://bugs.kde.org/
>>> Place to file Kubuntu bugs:
>>> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
>>> If you are not sure if it is a KDE or Kubuntu bug, then file at
>>> Kubuntu and it will be moved upstream if necessary. Or, start a new
>>> thread on this list about the bug, and CC me to be sure that I read
>>> it. Thanks!
>>> --
>>> Dotan Cohen
>>  I have not gotten to looking into it but mine will not shut down. I
>> always end up alt-f1 and doing a sudo shutdown. That works. I only run
>> it like one time a month to see what is new. It is looking very good
>> so far! It might be my first kde 4 system. Time will tell.
> do you happen to be using a nvidia driver? if so what version?
> --
> Willy K. Hamra

Yes, Geforce 7600 gs. The driver is 180.xxxx. something. Linux Kubuntu
9.04 amd x2 64 bit.

Douglas E Knapp

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