Beta 2 is released
keithclark at k-wbookworm.com
Fri Apr 5 21:14:10 UTC 2013
Well that is too bad. I'd love to see machine specific installs! Even if
just by contributors, not the development team.
Maybe just me....
On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Phill Whiteside <PhillW at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hi Keith,
> the pre-installed version is for arm chips, specifically for the ac100
> machines that can only hold 512Mb of RAM. They asked last cycle if we would
> permit them to have a lubuntu release, as installing ubuntu leaves little
> spare RAM for applications. It is them who look after it. None of us on QA
> / Testing in lubuntu have such a machine, so it is for them to fix bugs
> etc. The last comment I had from ogra (one of the people who look after
> ac100) was that lubuntu 13.04 looks and behaves fantastically on that
> machine :)
> On 5 April 2013 21:54, Keith Clark <keithclark at k-wbookworm.com> wrote:
>> I'm just downloading the Beta 2 at the moment but noticed something on
>> the download page that I've not noticed before. Yes, it has been awhile
>> since I've looked at Lubuntu!
>> You have pre-installed versions, or at least a section for them, for
>> specific hardware platforms. I just love this idea! It could be a huge
>> selling point. I always thought this was the way to go. Once a
>> contributing member of the community successfully installed and tested
>> Lubuntu on their particular machine, they could just remaster it and upload
>> it for all to use that have the same platform. Wonderful!
>> On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 11:47 AM, Phill Whiteside <PhillW at ubuntu.com>wrote:
>>> the final beta test case is now released , this will allow you to see
>>> what the final release will look like as it has all the artwork and
>>> applications etc. in it.
>>> As always, many thanks to those who tested it and are ensuring that
>>> 13.04 is our best release so far!
>>> 1. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RaringRingtail/ReleaseNotes/Beta2/Lubuntu
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