Edgy and Gnome

Frank McCormick fmccormick at videotron.ca
Fri Nov 10 03:25:14 UTC 2006


On Fri, 10 Nov 2006 02:43:34 +0800
Michael Brayn <mbrayn at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 2006-11-09 at 10:07 +0200, Amichai Rotman wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >  
> > Since upgrading to v6.10 (re-install, actually) My Gnome desktop
> > sometimes hangs, especially when navigating inside folder on my ~
> > directory.
> >  
> > Also, the new Firefox crashes a lot (the previous version on 6.06
> > didn't crash at all). Even when I only had 5 windows open on
> > different pages from the Ubuntu Community Docs site.
> >  
> > The most notable improvement I do have is speed. It seems to boot
> > faster and work faster.
> >  
> > All console (CLI) apps work great (as usual).
> >  
> > Any ideas?
> >  
> > Should I switch back to Dapper?
> 
> Well my advise would be to go back to dapper if you want a more stable
> system, but if you want the latest programs you should stick with
> Edgy. I myself have not had any problem with switching over to edgy,


   I'd also advise a return to Dapper - Edgy does seem to have more problems than Dapper for some people. 
Remember, the release of Dapper was delayed to "polish" it more. And it seems to have paid off. Edgy for me 
has a lot of annoying "glitches" - while Dapper is...well dapper.


Cheers
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