fresh off the boat

David M. Carney carney1979 at
Sat Mar 12 19:33:56 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-12 at 19:59 +0100, Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> > I take your point about Hoary not been out yet, but it's not got long to 
> > go, and I can't see these being fixed by then. 
> Yes sure, I didn't mean to say that Hoary would be fixed, I meant that
> Warty is already there, and not having the specific issues you (and I
> too) are annoyed with, so you could just use Warty instead of Hoary :-)
> > What I would -love-  Ubuntu to do is,
> > 1, move 3D graphics around as fast as Suse does. Targetware flight sim 
> > was fine on Suse.
> Don't know what targetware is, but I love flight sims and X-Plane runs
> perfectly on Ubuntu Warty, have you tried it ?  It's the most realistic
> (from a physics pont of view) flight sim out there, and been very
> recently ported to Linux, bit buggy at first, but the current version,
> v8.06 gives me no problem at all. Evolution crashes 100 times more often
> than X-Plane does !
> --
> Vince

I decided to give the new Linux version another try. Maybe I could
finally dump M$ Flight Simulator and use my 20 gig WinXP hard drive as
my home folder drive ;-)

I just wish there was a quicker way to get the demo. The mirror and
bittorrent are both only about 20 kb per second :-(


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