Fwd: Re: Oh my god

Matteo Sisti Sette matteosistisette at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 00:12:29 UTC 2013

Ops, I intended to reply to the list

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Re: Oh my god
Date: 	Sun, 13 Oct 2013 23:33:56 +0200
From: 	matteo sisti sette <matteosistisette at gmail.com>
To: 	Jackson Doak <noskcaj at ubuntu.com>

Oh, given how 13.04 got screwed up in two days, which was a
supposed-to-be stable release, I don't dare to imagine how a "pretty
much ready" version will work

2013/10/13 Jackson Doak <noskcaj at ubuntu.com <mailto:noskcaj at ubuntu.com>>

     That was a bit strange, but welcome to the team.
     Maybe you could try installing 13.10 since it's pretty much ready.

     On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 7:40 AM, matteo sisti sette
     <matteosistisette at gmail.com <mailto:matteosistisette at gmail.com>> wrote:
      > Hi,
      > The Ubuntu QA team's website invites visitors to join the list
     and introduce
      > themselves, so here I am introducing myself to the list.
      > I am an Ubuntu user and I have been more and more frustrated by the
      > exponentially growing unusability and unstability of Ubuntu
     throughout the
      > last years. But I will focus on unstability here.
      > Now I am astonished to see the point it has reached.
      > I have installed a fresh new Ubuntu 13.04 on a brand new computer.
      > First, the Firefox browser stopped working after updating it
     (simply via
      > apt-get) and it turned out to be because ~/.cache/mozilla somehow
     got the
      > wrong owner (root) rendering it unaccessible and preventing
     Firefox from
      > reading the user profofiles and hence to work at all.
      > But now, after a reboot, I find myself with an empty desktop with
     no Unity
      > launcher nor system bar. None of the workarounds described at
      > or https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1212987 
      > So after delirious usability killers (I won't mention them here
     as I want to
      > focus on UNSTABILITY), after the impossibility to hibernate,
     after the
      > impossibility to suspend on low battery, after random x.org
     <http://x.org> crashes started
      > to appear which would just suddenly log you out destroying all
     unsaved data
      > at the blinking of an eye, now we have reached the point where
     you may just
      > reboot and find yourself with a completely unusable system, roughly
      > equivalent to one that won't even boot. Which means you are
     forced to either
      > waste a couple of days googling for a fix, or reinstall the whole
      > just until this happens again.
      > End of rant.
      > Matteo
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