[ubuntu-uk] Xubuntu 11.10 Problems

Phill Whiteside phillw at ubuntu.com
Mon Oct 17 00:17:15 UTC 2011


I'm not really au fait with Xubuntu, but I do know they tied them selves to
LightDM, where as Lubuntu decided it was not really going to ready for 11.10
and stuck with lxdm. I have no idea if your sticking with xcfe with 11.10
would help, it is just a suggestion.



On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 12:46 AM, Nigel Verity <nigelverity at hotmail.com>wrote:

>  Hi
> I'd be interested to learn the experiences of anybody installing Xubuntu
> 11.10 from scratch or upgrading from 11.04. I've tried both today and had
> some real problems. The online upgrade crashed, the system recovery option
> on the LiveCD didn't work and the full install has resulted in a system
> whereby most of the theme settings are ignored by most applications, so that
> the whole OS is stuck with the look of classic Windows 3!
> I've gone back to 11.04 and everything is fine again; rock-solid as it has
> been from the day it was released. Consequently, I don't think the problem
> is purely down to my hardware (Acer 1410 laptop).
> Leaving aside the cosmetic issues, I didn't spot any new features or
> functions in 11.10 that really justified the upgrade. Possibly a cautionary
> tale for anybody considering moving up.
> Cheers
> Nige
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