Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS released

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 09:43:05 BST 2010


On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 14:30 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 19/08/2010 14:17, Ric Moore wrote:
> > On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 10:32 +1000, Res wrote:
> >    
> >> On Thu, 19 Aug 2010, chris wrote:
> >>
> >>      
> >>> On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 08:27 +1000, Res wrote:
> >>>        
> >>>> On Wed, 18 Aug 2010, NoOp wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>          
> >>>>> Copied from the announce list (with some trimming):
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The Ubuntu team is proud to announce the release of Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS,
> >>>>>            
> >>>> I wonder if they consider this stable enough to use to update laptops
> >>>> using 8.04LTS given they suggested we wait until .1 when they released
> >>>> 10.04,  still says a lot about their QA doesnt it, more concerned with
> >>>> dates then stability :)
> >>>>
> >>>>          
> >>> Yes, which is why I advise my clients to use Debian stable.  Ubuntu has
> >>> so much to offer, but they keep putting this mad release cycle ahead of
> >>> stability.
> >>>
> >>> 10.04 should not have been released before this .1 mark, as it is too
> >>> complicated for mum and dad to triage and fix.
> >>>        
> >> yup, tis why I find myself tolerating kde in slackware more and more, and
> >> that hurts coz I detest KDE and gnome has too many nice apps ;)
> >>      
> > I happen to LIKE KDE, but I found the best way to install it is to
> > install Ubuntu first, then add KDE to that. I like gnome, too... but
> > I've not figured out how to switch desktops just using my mouse as I can
> > with KDE. If anyone knows, I'd like to know. Ric
> >    
> 
> Hang on....something not quite right here....you don't know how to 
> switch desktops using the mouse like you can in KDE? Me thinks there is 
> some definitional problem here....
> 
> On the bottom panel, right hand, there are at least 4 (by default) boxes 
> - each is a desktop. And the icon at the end of that panel is the 
> Recycling Bin.
> 
> Or are we into some other 'thing' here? :-)

yeah, where I just swoosh my mouse to the edge of the desktop and I go
to the next desktop. Not clicking on a box. SWOOSH! :) Ric






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