[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu - Wrong Direction?

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Tue Dec 6 19:29:01 UTC 2011

On 02/12/11 08:48, Barry Drake wrote:
> On 02/12/11 08:21, Matthew Daubney wrote:
>> Ubuntu does have a 24 month release cycle version, the LTS release. 
>> These releases are targeted at stability more than anything else. The 
>> next release 12.04 will be an LTS. -Matt Daubney 
> And it will be good!  Yesterday's release of Alpha 1 is looking so 
> stable already that I have installed it and will attempt to use it as my 
> main desktop throughout Alpha and Beta cycles. Obviously it will sync 
> with my existing 11.10 just in case ...  But this way, I will be able to 
> test in a better way, and enjoy the process.  I would have liked to see 
> 12.04 being more configurable Unity-wise than it's going to be, but 
> otherwise, I've got used to it and like it.  From my point of view, it's 
> great to have the same appearance on my desktop and netbook.  Nothing 
> gets in the way, and the equivalent of the old Gnome menus is provided 
> in the lenses.

yes, I have tried the daily build (alpha 1 plus) desktop iso this
morning as a live session, and it looks pretty good, and in that
particular test machine, pretty fast too.
alan cocks

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