Website & download

紳癒礁湖 rafaellaguna at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 13:37:55 UTC 2012


Fine for me. Remember moving the attachments, too.

Sorry, I guess you already imagined that :P


El dt 05 de 06 de 2012 a les 14:21 +0100, en/na Phill Whiteside va
escriure:

> +1 from me,
> 
> 
> 
> if we get a couple of acceptances, I'll do the move.
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 
> Phill.
> 
> 
> On 5 June 2012 14:16, 紳癒礁湖 <rafaellaguna at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>         Ok, doing some experiment. I edited a sub-page and put there
>         our beloved pictos (from Canoncial Design, I'm fuuuul standard
>         compliant). The content is the same, but I think it's a bit
>         clear:
>         
>         https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/GetLubuntu/download
>         
>         If you approve this it could be moved "one folder up" and set
>         it as GetLubuntu default.
>         
>         Do you like it?
>         
>         
>         El dl 04 de 06 de 2012 a les 13:24 +0100, en/na Mark Ballard
>         va escriure:
>         
>         
>         
>         > I would like to give some feedback on a user's experience
>         > trying to download and install Lubuntu, if I may.
>         > 
>         > 
>         > It's hard to find the download page. Clicking on "Get
>         > Ubuntu" takes  you to the help page. Then you have to
>         > rummage around on the site to find somewhere to actually
>         > download the version you need.
>         > 
>         > 
>         > When you do select to download, it gives you v12.04. Even
>         > after rummaging around not possible to see any other
>         > versions to download.
>         > 
>         > 
>         > The help page talks about other versions. It's information
>         > implies that 11.10 is the long-term release. But there
>         > appears to be nowhere to download the long-term release. The
>         > importance of short-term releases became apparent to users
>         > recently when, for example, they got shipwrecked with the
>         > short term release of Ubuntu before the Unity overhaul. Had
>         > they stuck with the long term release prior to that, they
>         > would not now be shipwrecked. Yes I am speaking from
>         > experience. But what's the point of having a long-term
>         > release if you don't make it clear to users that this is the
>         > most advisable version to download and then point them to
>         > it?
>         > 
>         > 
>         > The checksum info page contains info only about 11.10
>         > checksums. But the site downloads 12.04.
>         > 
>         > 
>         > The checksum and torrent additions to the download process
>         > have really snarled things up for idiot users - sorry, you
>         > can't say that, can you? It's snarled things up
>         > for 'dummies'. No, you can't say that either, can you? Just
>         > because you are not an experienced command-line user,
>         > administrator or nerd hobbyist, that doesn't make you a
>         > dummy. But you are likely to have plenty else to do: looking
>         > after kids, working over-time, fixing the car, fending off
>         > zombies. So the install process requires that you learn
>         > about torrent clients and command lines and checksums.
>         > That's the last thing I need to do. That's eliminated most
>         > of the population of the planet as potential users straight
>         > off. Point and click, man. What's with all these
>         > complications?
>         > 
>         > 
>         > So anyway. What I needed: a guarantee that I've got a
>         > version that will work with the target machine: PIII, 256Mb;
>         > a long term release version; and on the advice of this
>         > website, a checksummed version. What I got: likelihood the
>         > version I've got doesn't work with my machine, a short term
>         > release version, and no checksum validation.
>         > 
>         > 
>         > On top of all that, I'm dizzy from going back and forth and
>         > round the website for the information I need to perform this
>         > simplest of operations: downloading a version to install.
>         > 
>         > 
>         >  
>         
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