Problems with 8.10..

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Sun Nov 2 22:50:37 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-02 at 22:40 +0000, WipeOut wrote:
> I have just upgraded to 8.10 from 7.10 and have to say I am a little 
> disappointed.. I skipped 8.04 

Are you saying that you upgraded directly from 7.10 to 8.10? Just FYI,
this might work if you know what you are doing, but it is not supported
(see release notes and update instructions) and it's quote possible that
you will see issue that others don't have

> Issue 1
> Still unable to browse windows servers and shares so I have to manually 
> mount shares or use /etc/fstab..

Was discussed in detail on the list a few days ago, the archives will
help you

> Issue 2
> CIFS error on shutdown.. The onld fix of renaming the 
> script to make it run earlier doesn't appear to work in 8.10 like it did 
> in 7.10..


> Issue 3
> Seems to a an issue with Compiz where the title bar of the windows 
> doesn't always show.. I have tried both the available Nvidia drivers but 
> both have the same problem..

Also discussed on the list a few days ago. Again, check archives. Also
issues 1 and 3 have bugs with explanations (and possibly
workarounds/fixes) in Launchpad. The archived discussions have the

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