Adam Miller maxamillion at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 18:54:31 UTC 2006


dapper is running 2.6.15 and edgy is running 2.6.17 but what do kernel
versions have to do with xfce?

-Adam

On 11/1/06, eddie at veloct.net <eddie at veloct.net> wrote:
>
> It's different for Ubuntu (at least that's my opinion).  Dapper is running
> 2.14.2 or .3 which was the stable at that release and Edgy is running
> 2.16.1 which is stable at it's release.  Xubuntu is running beta2/rc1 of
> XFCE why not keep updating until the final 4.4 is out? Why not release
> xubuntu with 4.2.3.2 until 4.4 is out then?  Are they backporting Edgy's
> version of XFCE to Dapper then?
>
> Original Message:
> -----------------
> From:  foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk
> Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2006 14:59:25 +0000
> To: xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re:
>
>
> Quoting Jani Monoses <jani.monoses at gmail.com>:
>
> > On 11/1/06, Adam Miller <maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I hope my ignorance is not leading this question, but why would time be
> >> spent on updating an older release instead of the current one?
> >>
> >
> > the base system of dapper is maintained for 3 years as part of the
> Ubuntu
> > long term support plan so xubuntu users of dapper get that part as well.
> > Dapper is an exception in this sense, I don;t think we can just upload
> > random non-critical fixes to edgy anyway.
> > We cannot update both edgy and dapper so we pick the one as we have
> limited
> > time even for the development version let alone supporting already
> released
> > ones.
> >
> > Jani
>
> I also vote for Dapper update... it is a LTS release after all...
> Personally I may even skip Edgy and update to Feisty in April...  at
> least I do not see any strong  reason to switch to Edgy at the
> moment... Though I guess for Xubuntu it should be more substantial
> improvement than for Ubuntu is general...
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