How to fix Xubuntu 12.04.4?

Michael Fischer fischerfm at
Fri Feb 14 23:03:40 UTC 2014

Sorry for using offensive phrases here. I will go more defensive then 
like "utter nonsense", ok?


On 14.02.2014 23:41, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> On 15/02/14 00:30, Michael Fischer wrote:
>> Right. And in two years or so Xubuntu 14.04 LTS will be outdated
>> again, we can use the Ubuntu 14.04.x -> xubuntu-desktop workaround
>> again until Xubuntu 16.04 LTS is going to arrive (unless the release
>> policies will not change).
> By which means will be outdated again? As I said in the users mailing
> list, 14.04 will receive hardware enablement stacks.
>> Status as of today:
>> By using any Ubuntu 12.04.x LTS we have a wider hardware support than
>> with using Xubuntu 12.04 or Xubuntu 12.04.4.
> Probably wider, but Ubuntu 12.04.x LTS can't support processors with no
> PAE support. I would imagine many of the computers currently running
> Windows XP fall in this category.
>> And this is going to help us in a more successful way to replace XP
>> installations. To replace XPs go with Xubuntu not Ubuntu (Unity) is
>> your message. Did it take you a long time to figure out this strategy?
> We don't need an offensive attitude on this mailing list.
> Pasi
>> FMF
>> On 14.02.2014 22:45, PK wrote:
>>> 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.

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