[ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu 10.10

Jeremy L. Gaddis jlgaddis at gnu.org
Mon Jun 11 21:03:03 UTC 2012

If you like Ubuntu, stick with Ubuntu.  Personally, I'm a huge fan of Debian.

I don't care for Unity or Gnome 3 or KDE, for that matter, but I do make use of Xfce, awesome, and xmonad at various times.  I have one single "desktop" PC left and it runs Debian w/ Xfce quite nicely.

Jeremy L. Gaddis

On Jun 11, 2012, at 11:46 AM, Ryan Hoots wrote:

> I was recently thinking about Ubuntu's 2010 releases, specifically 10.10, which has just reached its end of life. I liked 10.10 a lot, in fact it's still in use on about %25 of my computers because I like it so much.
> So, now that it's retired, I face a problem. Newer Ubuntu releases don't work with my hardware very well, even my brand new laptop I just got recently. But 10.10 is fine on it.
> My idea is to unofficially continue Ubuntu 10.10's development as a new Linux distribution, sort of like what MATE did with GNOME 2. In fact, MATE might even be installed on this new distro by default.
> So, I'd like to know, what's your opinion of this idea? Is it worthwhile, or is it doomed to failure?
> Thanks,
> Ryan
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