Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly feeling more like an Alpha

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 10 13:26:03 UTC 2012

On 10 February 2012 12:33, Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> On 10/02/12 19:57, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 9 February 2012 22:09, Alan Pope<alan.pope at canonical.com>  wrote:
>>> On 09/02/12 21:56, Pongo A. Pan wrote:
>>>> Using nVidia hardware/drivers?  If so, you're cautioned today not to do
>>>> any upgrades.  See
>>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers/+bug/929384
>>> Yup, that'd be it.
>> Nope, Intel graphics.
> Short and sweet - and straight thru the heart! :-D

Unfortunately not, it appears I dropped the knife and stabbed myself
in the foot.  Bug summary not withstanding (I've always wanted to
write that, though I am not 100% sure that is correct usage) it
appears that it did not solely apply to nvidia.  At least the latest
updates have fixed it anyway.

I have been very impressed with the stability of 12.04, with only an
occasional wobble till yesterday, and that has been sorted very


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