How to fix Xubuntu 12.04.4?

PK pliniusminor at
Fri Feb 14 21:45:49 UTC 2014

Utter nonsense (völliger Quatsch). Xubuntu 14.04 LTS will aim squarely at
new hardware.

Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on the other hand, would miss a historic opportunity by
making a "kernel jump": the demise of Windows XP is a one-time opportunity
which shouldn't be missed.

Regards, Pjotr.

2014-02-14 20:58 GMT+01:00 Michael Fischer <fischerfm at>:

>  Thanks for the clarification, I got it now. The target market for
> Xubuntu versus Ubuntu:
>    - rather outdated (basically: depreciated) hardware, low on resources.
> People who just look for a speedier alternative tor Ubuntu on fast new
> hardware should install Ubuntu first and then install the Xfce Desktop
> Environment on top of it. Maybe starting with an LTS Ubuntu.
> Thank you for your help and good luck with not following the Ubuntu path
> for HW support.
> On 14.02.2014 20:43, Richard Elkins wrote:
> I agree with Pjotr.  Everyone staying on 12.04 or 12.04.x should stay with
> the existing Linux kernel - which can still be bug-fixed if need be.
> Support for 12.04/12.04.x continues until next year.
> "How to fix Xubuntu 12.04.4?".  The normal update process.
> Our sites should be set on 14.04 LTS.
> Richard
> On 02/14/2014 09:44 AM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> The common infrastructure notes are, well, common, and we can't help them
> appearing in our release notes. It's fair to expect we had noted this in
> the Xubuntu-specific notes, but that slipped through. At this point, after
> four point releases, and with three(!) of them this issue being unnoticed,
> I don't think it makes much difference to change the wording.
> However, you're welcome to help us in making sure the notes are correct in
> the future. The team starts preparing release notes usually about a week
> before any release, and pretty much final ISOs are available at that time,
> so you can test them and join #xubuntu-devel to discuss what should go into
> the release notes and what not.
> Cheers,
> Pasi
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