LTS and release methodology

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Tue Jul 8 14:08:03 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 1:48 PM, Vincenzo Ciancia <ciancia at> wrote:
> 2) What about adding some basic hardware testing to these test cases?
> For example, vga out support never survives a release or two before
> being killed by X progressing, in my experience, but it is very
> important for the whole academic community which is one of the primary
> targets of linux-based environments at the moment. As of now, I own
> three different laptops, of different ages. For different bugs none of
> them can project on a VGA projector in hardy, and ALL of them have been
> able in past releases. This gives a very bad impression of ubuntu to
> newcomers.

And whatever changes in Xorg broke VGA for you fixed it for a bunch of
us.  For the first time ever, I have VGA out.

Mackenzie Morgan
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