13.10 vs. 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS Final Beta

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Tue Mar 25 20:39:18 UTC 2014


O. Sinclair wrote:
> I am on the beta myself and I DO have some issues:
> 1. apt-get or aptitude update consumes 25% CPU on a quad-core i5
> 2. if you use Kmail filters seems totally borked
> 3. desktop search is erratic but that can be due to frequent updates
> 
> generally, if I were you I would actually go 12.04 with backports. You
> get kde and libreoffice and so on updates, it is just the kernel that
> is "old". Then go for LTS upgrade once 14.04 is released.

If you install 12.04 first and upgrade later, I would suggest to wait 
some time even after 14.04 is released. IIRC, you will be notified about 
the upgrade possibility from 12.04 to 14.04 when 14.04.1 is released. 


Nils





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