Xubuntu in the News

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 16:08:08 BST 2007


On 25/04/07, jmak <jozmak at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 4/25/07, john levin <john at technolalia.org> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Haven't seen much coverage of Xubuntu 7.04, save for this:
> >
> > http://www.insidesocal.com/click/2007/04/wrestling_with_xubuntu.html
> >
> > "Wrestling with Xubuntu Feisty"
> >
> > "I spent the day upgrading my new Xubuntu 6.10 (Edgy) installation to
> > Xubuntu 7.04 (Feisty), and since Xubuntu is derived from Ubuntu, far and
> > away the most popular Linux distribution for the desktop, I expected --
> > and still expect -- a lot more from it."
> >
> > Main beef was with setting up printing, which the author has promised to
> > recount in full another day.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > john
> >
> > --
>
> The guy claims that booting up the Gimp takes 1 minute on his computer
> with 1gig processor. This is ridiculous. My computer has 900mgh
> processor and 526 ram and the gimp boots up about 6 seconds.


I've got half a gig of ram and it takes quite a long time (probably also
about a minute) too. Not that it's unbearable (if I work with the GIMP, I
work with it for a while) and it's by far the most feature-rich.

But nice review, the first one mailed to this mailinglist I hadn't already
seen ;)
Added to http://xubuntu.org/press

Jmak
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