Ubuntu Intrepid is flawed

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Sat Nov 15 23:24:14 UTC 2008

Bob Cortez wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 12:54 PM, Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> wrote:
>>    I have been through 50 web pages of people not able to get audio on
>> their Intrepid and I quit. There was a big error made when Intrepid was
>> released. It is certain the sound part is flawed. I am not good enough
>> to figure out what has died.
>>    When I loaded Intrepid it was wonderful. But after a few re-boots
>> the sound disappeared never to return. I have done some bad things
>> trying to get it working, following leads that lead no-where. Others
>> have told me they do not use Intrepid just because of this problem.
>>    On my cheap-laptop I will not use Intrepid, and may try another type
>> of Linux.
>> Karl
> I have the same problem with my Gateway laptop.  Fortunately its a dual boot
> so if I must have sound I can crossover to windoze.  My wireless worked at
> first, but at some point during the updates it no longer works and I can't
> even find how to set the parameters for the wireless.  This has been an
> ongoing issue with Ubuntu and wireless for me.  Again, if I need wireless I
> just go over to the darkside.
> I just submit a bug report and hope one of these updates will fix it.  I
> don't have time to waste trying to fix something that is over my pay grade.
> Also, not worth the stress.
> Bob
    My pay grade is lower than yours Bob :-)



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