[ubuntu-us-mo] Gutsy Impressions
erich at stoptouchingmethere.com
Wed Nov 7 20:03:19 GMT 2007
I think the problem is that Ubuntu is now a victim of it's own success. The
team pushed a release that is basically the equivalent of a service pack
from Microsoft. The only difference is it ended up breaking more things than
it fixed. It fails to address the majority of the problems that have plagued
all previous releases.
On 11/7/07, Joe Brouhard <jbrouhard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Okay, i tried it on my Toshiba Satelite to dual boot.
> Impressed. One problem.
> Wireless-B is still not fixed. I screamed up a storm with one of
> their devs and all he said was "sorry, but wireless-b is not
> mainstream anymore. we're not supporting it." or something to that
> effect. Several users told me that it shouldn't mater.. wireless-b
> and wireless-g are the same thing? Not even.
> I never liked Gnome, so I didn't try ubuntu main. tried kubuntu.. i
> think it's "ok" fluxbuntu did a pretty decent job, but their inclusion
> of GTK themes to override flux's theming system was kinda stupid.
> Xubuntu was.. well.. xubuntu. Nothing fancy changed there.
> I'm not sure what's going on with *buntu, but it seems like they hit a
> brick wall on 'creativity'... the biggest complaint i've heard thus
> far has been the lack of artwork changes, kubuntu suffering greatly
> and some network issues with wireless.
> Sticking to windows here. Even if there's a EVE ONline client for LInux
> now ;(
> Joe Brouhard
> jbrouhard at gmail.com
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