[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu 12.04 Paingolin
robin at bownes.co.za
Wed May 9 07:20:30 UTC 2012
On 05/08/2012 09:53 PM, Wayne Abroue wrote:
> On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 9:38 PM, Jan Greeff<jan at verslank.net> wrote:
>> After conditioning myself to work throught the Unity issue, I was actually
>> looking forward to upgrading to 12.04.
>> At this stage I rue the day!
>> The upgrade has cut off my printer and the system hangs at every conceivable
>> occasion so that not even the force-quit will work and I simply have to
>> switch off the power and start all over.
>> Not a happy chappy at all, thanks to 12.04 Painful Precise Paingolin.
> And don't forget the 1.5 G of downloads, mine went ok so far, did see
> a few virtualbox errors though, haven't tested yet. Everything else
> went fine and seems to run equally fine.
> Wayne A
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>> ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com
Must say that I'm also having something of a Painful Pangolin
experience. I'm also experiencing the constant "hang-ups", that Wayne
mentioned. While they don't always necessitate a power-button restart,
they are incredibly annoying, and are having a hugely negative effect on
my ability to work. Just about everything is taking me 2 - 3 times
longer (at least) than it did before.
I'm perfectly happy with Unity since I'd been using 11.10, and did not
have these problems with 11.10. I was under the impression that 12.04
was an "improvement" on the existing 11.10 - and supposedly more stable,
I also had to re-install nearly all of my programs and peripherals, even
though I install the OS in a separate partition. This is the first time
that I've had such problems - and I install each upgrade as it becomes
I hope something is done really soon, or I will have to waste yet more
days reverting to 11.10. If I can somehow say this in a way that won't
freak everyone out - I know its an emotional issue - but - I dumped
Microsoft (after many years of selling, supporting & training MS)
because dealing with the delays, fixes, crashes, freezes, etc., was
taking too much time from my work. I really don't like being back in
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