Linux Magazine Criticizes Karmic

Odd iodine at
Fri Nov 6 17:17:10 GMT 2009

Samuel Thurston, III wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 4:13 PM, Michael Haney <thezorch at> wrote:
>> I read a Linux Magazine article @
>> called "Hey Ubuntu, Stop
>> Making Linux Look Bad".  Has anyone else seen this article?  I've
>> heard through other sources that Karmic has a lot of technical issues,
>> most new Ubuntu releases do have a few, but nothing on this scale.
>> Also, I've noticed the number of emails on the Ubuntu Support list
>> have doubled recently.
>> What do you think?  Lets share out thoughts on this.
> While karmic hasn't been the spottiest upgrade I've done, it's also
> not without its problems.  I have to admit that the bugs labeled "File
> system corruption with so called “large files” over 512MB" and "System
> won’t boot with converted ext4 file system" have prevented me from
> doing the full switcheroo.

I didn't know about that before I upgraded my laptop. Luckily I haven't
seen that particular problem. But annoyingly, wireless does not work
anymore. I haven't researched the bug much yet though. Perhaps it's
an easy fix.


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