[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron Alpha 6

Paul Mellors paul at paulmellors.net
Fri Mar 7 17:28:05 GMT 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-07 at 17:25 +0000, Michael Holloway wrote:
> Hi Everyone
> Hardy Heron is nearly here - Just a month and a half(ish) till final
> release!
> I see Alpha 6 is available. Has anyone tried it. How buggy/unusable is
> it for the Desktop?
> I am a very impatient person :) and want to give it a go, but i don't do
> live CDs (like i said, impatient!). Last time around i waited for Beta
> before i plunged in, and had little or no problems. Is Alpha too soon??
> I guess I'm probably going to find out this weekend!
> Anyone care to try and share their experience, here are the links.
> (any less experienced users, I recommend you don't try :)
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/hardy/alpha-6/ (Ubuntu)
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/hardy/alpha-6/ (KUbuntu)
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/edubuntu/releases/hardy/alpha-6/ (EDUbuntu)
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/jeos/releases/hardy/alpha-6/ (jeOS)
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/hardy/alpha-6/ (XUbuntu)
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/gobuntu/releases/hardy/alpha-6/ (Gobuntu)
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/releases/hardy/alpha-6/ (Studio)
> Later,
> Michael

I've not used Alpha 6 but did try Alpha 5 and just updated it and to be
honest it seemed fine, there are a few niggles, the main one i had was
that wine didn't work, i'm not sure if it's been fixed in 6?

Other than that it looked lovely :)


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