[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu Unity Stability Issues

Quintin van Rooyen quintin.vanrooyen at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 10:52:29 UTC 2012


On 28 July 2012 22:23, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal-pc.org> wrote:

> On 07/28/2012 01:36 PM, Nico Michael(iBurst) wrote:
>
>> Hi there
>>
>> I have had bad experiences with the last 2 versions of Ubuntu
>>
>
> So many things here...
>
> Yes, regressions seem to be coming up more and more.  Also, Unity was a
> train wreck when it came out.  It is improving, but it is still FAR from
> the stability Gnome 2 had.
>
> So, one option is 10.04.4 which is very stable, and still Gnome 2.  The
> kernel is a bit out of date, and some things are no longer packaged for it,
> but for stability, it is king.
>
> Another option is 12.04 and some other desktop managers.  This is actually
> what Linux Mint is; Ubuntu with Cinnamon.  There is some good and current
> information here. http://www.h-online.com/open/**
> features/Unity-alternatives-**the-many-desktops-of-Ubuntu-**1614860.html<http://www.h-online.com/open/features/Unity-alternatives-the-many-desktops-of-Ubuntu-1614860.html>
>
> On this note, has anyone tried installing Mate on Ubuntu? Supposedly it is
a gnome2 fork, where (if I understand) Cinnamon is a gnome2 lookalike built
on gnome3 underpinnings.


> Not sure which method would be best for the iBurst.
>
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