[ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu 10.10

Simón Ruiz simon.a.ruiz at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 17:14:16 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Ryan Hoots <overlord at ryanhoots.com> wrote:
> The more I've looked into making a new distro, the more it looks like a bad
> idea. In fact, I would get less updates that way, because I'd be managing my
> own repositories.

True, it takes some dedication.

> Switching to another distro might be my last option. I'm not going to
> Windows, that's for sure, but maybe there's a nice system that would work,
> uses GNOME2, and gets regular updates.

Have you tried Linux Mint with Mate?

I haven't used it too much, myself, but it's an Ubuntu based distro
with a fork of GNOME 2.

> Overall, I'm back where I started: Ubuntu 10.10 is the only OS that works
> well on all of my machines. I may just have to keep it, and update packages
> manually.

That sounds like kind of a pain, too.

> At least Ubuntu 10.04 is still supported. In fact, because it's server
> support won't end for a long time, it should get updates for at least a
> year, probably longer. It's a little different from 10.10, but not too much
> so.



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