[lubuntu-users] Bionic B Lu - NEXT 18.04 Live Testing . . . sans instructions
este.el.paz at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 01:00:11 UTC 2018
Yes, I know it's "not the same" and that it's "experimental" . . . but it
seemed to be listed as "Bionic" . . . . I've been trying to offer some
effort at "responding" to Walter's request for bug reports and testing out,
so I thought I'd give Next a test run . . . .
On Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 5:47 PM, Simon Quigley <tsimonq2 at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On 03/26/2018 07:44 PM, Fritz Hudnut wrote:
> > to whom:
> > Took over an hour to zsync the standard edition Lu 18.04 iso and change
> > it to the Lu-Next 18.04 . . . and burned it to dvd and booted it up and
> > spent an hour or so rifling through it . . . . Visually interesting
> > options going with the "Frost" theme and staying with the "Oxygen" . . .
> > theme as far as the toolbar and drop down menus goes.
> > Not quite ready to run an install, I may or may not get there, some
> > things are seemingly a tad "unfinished" and took me awhile to get passed
> > the "choose your window manager" window . . . as "X11" was at the top,
> > but wouldn't select, and then scrolling down showed "x-window manager"
> > and that seemed to be the only option for window manager, so then why
> > ask to "choose" a wm??
> > And, then into the blackness of the OpenBox de . . .but, then the
> > right-click drop down menus weren't there, etc. Got that done, then
> > when I minimized the Falkon window it "showed" it closing to the bottom
> > of the screen, but didn't "re-appear" by mousing around . . . and
> > finally got the toolbar config going and added some widgets, and messed
> > around with the themes.
> > A few problems showed up that I couldn't work around: adding the "world
> > clock" widget would not show the time in the toolbar, clicking on the
> > area would show the drop down calendar, and right-click would show
> > "configuration" but the time never showed, whereas the other toolbar
> > items that were open did show there.
> > "HTOP" wouldn't launch from clicking the menu item, but GParted did.
> > T-bird didn't "close" using toolbar drop down menu, but Falkon did.
> To be clear, Lubuntu Next is not what will become 18.04, it's the
> Lubuntu with LXQt that we're experimenting with.
> All of these problems are known, but we're spending our time polishing
> the LXDE Lubuntu that ships as an LTS in about a month.
> Simon Quigley
> tsimonq2 at ubuntu.com
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