[ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu-us-in Digest, Vol 49, Issue 2

justin sullivan j.p.sullivan at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 12 17:25:02 UTC 2012


Fedora is better.


On 12.06.2012, at 15:00, ubuntu-us-in-request at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:

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> Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 08:59:58 -0400
> From: Charlie Luna <war.tribe.mc at gmail.com>
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> I wish I could make an intelligent sounding comment about what you guys are
> talking about but I constantly find myself stumped with all the types of
> interfaces, if that's what they're called. Unity, gnome, xfce, etc. I'm so
> illiterate with these terms that I have no idea of what looks like what. I
> do know I have the newest release for ubuntu: 12.04 lts. There were some
> initial things I didn't like but I've become accustomed to those things and
> don't mind them so much now. I'm not good at knowing how to modify what's
> already in place because one, I don't know how and secondly, if I tried, I
> fear screwing everything up but that isn't a bad thing since I could just
> reinstall everything. If I knew more about coding and modifying, id be able
> to comment better but so far I like 12.04 lts on my laptop. Except that I
> keep getting the password prompt for the keyring for some software. I need
> to reinstall my os to see if that goes away.
> On Jun 11, 2012 10:55 PM, <ubuntu-us-in-request at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
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>>  1.  Ubuntu 10.10 (Ryan Hoots)
>>  2. Re:  Ubuntu 10.10 (Phil Buckler)
>>  3. Re:  Ubuntu 10.10 (John Hayden)
>>  4. Re:  Ubuntu 10.10 (John Hayden)
>>  5. Re:  Ubuntu 10.10 (Jeremy L. Gaddis)
>>  6. Re:  Ubuntu 10.10 (Sim?n Ruiz)
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>> Message: 1
>> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:46:16 -0400
>> From: Ryan Hoots <overlord at ryanhoots.com>
>> To: "Ubuntu's Indiana Local Community Team"
>>       <ubuntu-us-in at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Subject: [ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu 10.10
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>> 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
>> 
>> --
>> www.ryanhoots.com
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>> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:24:01 -0500
>> From: Phil Buckler <buck2825 at gmail.com>
>> To: "Ubuntu's Indiana Local Community Team"
>>       <ubuntu-us-in at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu 10.10
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>> I agree and have been internally fighting with this decision the past few
>> weeks.  Initially I told myself that Unity would get better just give it
>> time.  Well here we are 12.04 LTS is out and Unity sucks, Gnome 3 is worse
>> and I find myself frustrated asking if I should just install windows 7.  I
>> don't know what the answer is but I don't think yet another linux distro is
>> the answer.  When I look at linux distros I look
>> for longevity, financial sound business model, and usability.   I am now 6
>> year using Ubuntu so I have amassed several tools and software packages
>> that I like and know.  So I tend to lean toward a Debian OS of some flavor.
>> I don't want to get much more then one distro removed from the Debian for
>> the support.  That is the reason I have downloaded an am now
>> testing Linux Mint Debian.  I'm still not sure what i'm going to end up
>> with but it should be thoroughly frustrating.
>> 
>> 
>> -Phil
>> 
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>> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Ryan Hoots <overlord at ryanhoots.com>
>> 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
>>> 
>>> --
>>> www.ryanhoots.com
>>> 
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>>> Gmail?
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>> Message: 3
>> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:33:16 -0400
>> From: John Hayden <johnhayden83 at gmail.com>
>> To: "Ubuntu's Indiana Local Community Team"
>>       <ubuntu-us-in at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu 10.10
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>> I would tend to agree with you. I would do whatever works best for you.  If
>> the new were you going to does not work with your computer, Why upgrade and
>> give yourself problems. Besides, it should still work fine for quite a
>> while Without any updates.
>> Of course this is only just my opinion On the matter. But you could
>> possibly even use a different distro That runs better on Lower and
>> computers.
>> On Jun 11, 2012 11:46 AM, "Ryan Hoots" <overlord at ryanhoots.com> 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
>>> 
>>> --
>>> www.ryanhoots.com
>>> 
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>>> Gmail?
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>> Message: 4
>> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:37:40 -0400
>> From: John Hayden <johnhayden83 at gmail.com>
>> To: "Ubuntu's Indiana Local Community Team"
>>       <ubuntu-us-in at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu 10.10
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>> Please forgive all the grammatical errors in my last response. I am sending
>> this via voice reply.
>> On Jun 11, 2012 12:33 PM, "John Hayden" <johnhayden83 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I would tend to agree with you. I would do whatever works best for you.
>>> If the new were you going to does not work with your computer, Why
>> upgrade
>>> and give yourself problems. Besides, it should still work fine for quite
>> a
>>> while Without any updates.
>>> Of course this is only just my opinion On the matter. But you could
>>> possibly even use a different distro That runs better on Lower and
>>> computers.
>>> On Jun 11, 2012 11:46 AM, "Ryan Hoots" <overlord at ryanhoots.com> 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
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> www.ryanhoots.com
>>>> 
>>>> Sent to you on my Linux? laptop- where else would I risk logging in to
>>>> Gmail?
>>>> 
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>> Message: 5
>> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 17:03:03 -0400
>> From: "Jeremy L. Gaddis" <jlgaddis at gnu.org>
>> To: Ubuntu's Indiana Local Community Team
>>       <ubuntu-us-in at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu 10.10
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>> 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
>>> 
>>> --
>>> www.ryanhoots.com
>>> 
>>> Sent to you on my Linux? laptop- where else would I risk logging in to
>> Gmail?
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>> Message: 6
>> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:55:06 -0400
>> From: Sim?n Ruiz <simon.a.ruiz at gmail.com>
>> To: "Ubuntu's Indiana Local Community Team"
>>       <ubuntu-us-in at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu 10.10
>> Message-ID:
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>> I've been playing around with Linux Mint, lately; I haven't been
>> minding Unity, but unfortunately Precise stopped working on some of
>> the older hardware (Dell Latitude D610) we use in class for the O.S.
>> install lab we run our ninth graders through. I've tried several of
>> the Ubuntu variants, but they all hang right at the end of the Ubuntu
>> thermometer bar.
>> 
>> I'm hoping Linux Mint lets me continue to use Ubuntu for that lab,
>> otherwise I'll have to cast farther afield for an appropriate modern
>> Linux distro to use.
>> 
>> Sim?n
>> 
>> 
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