12.04 is the worst yet

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Tue May 15 04:10:59 UTC 2012


Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 15/05/12 10:02, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > I finally got 12.04 installed after spending several DAYS on each
> > of beta 1 and beta 2.  (mostly ubiquity problems along with
> > aptitude which I have decided is a piece of&*&^%$)
> > 
> > But 12.04, once installed has been an ugly experience.
> > 
> > Kmail crashes about 12 times a day (about every half hour in use)
> 
> "If it hurts, why do it?" :-) .
> 
> Kmail has had a problem for quite some time now from what I have been
> reading. Why not switch to Thunderbird?

Because Thunderbird hurts even more (IMHO). I had a brief look at 
Thunderbird recently, and to me it looks worse than it did the last time 
I tried it (some years ago). Unfortunately there is no way to keep the 
good old kmail instead of the newfangled kmail2, at least until kmail2 
is usable. :( Therefore I suppose I'll not upgrade my desktop and stay 
with 10.04 for now.

OTOH, I can't complain about the rest of 12.04 - no real problems so far 
on the other machines where I have it installed already.


Nils



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