[ubuntu-uk] Xubuntu 11.10 Problems

Andres andresmp at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 19:06:53 UTC 2011


I was thinking of upgrading myself. I'll let you know if i have any problems. 
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> Hi,
> 
> 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.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Phill.
> 
> 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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