[ubuntu-uk] comprehensively messed up by updates
hrickards at l33tmyst.com
Mon Mar 9 08:02:02 GMT 2009
Or, alternatively try the Jaunty (9.04) beta when it comes out on the
21st of March, if you aren't afraid of testing new things. Among other
things it should probably have improved hardware support.
Quoting Sean Miller <sean at seanmiller.net>:
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 7:22 AM, Rowan Berkeley
> <rowan.berkeley at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I gotta tell you, this is worse than I thought. I set the update manager
>> to exclude "proprietary device drivers (restricted)" and allowed it to
>> download and install everything else, and it again totally screwed up
>> the machine, knocking out among other things the high-resolution
>> display, so I had to re-install the whole of ubuntu from the restore
>> disc all over again.
> I will repeat my previous advice -- forget "restore disc", install
> from 8.10 instead.
> It's a more recent version of Ubuntu, should detect all your hardware
> fine and when 9.04 comes out you will be able to simply let it update.
> Why is it that you're so reluctant to do this?
> Surely if it fails you can THEN use the "restore disc" method?
> But it shouldn't fail... not in my experience...
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