[xubuntu-users] Problems xubuntu 11.04

James Freer jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 21:45:45 UTC 2011


On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 9:31 PM, Keith Belt <keithb333 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Dec 9, 2011 3:20 PM, "Ric Moore" <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 12/09/2011 03:51 PM, Keith Belt wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> On Dec 9, 2011 2:40 PM, "jr" <creature.eternal at gmail.com
>>> <mailto:creature.eternal at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>  >
>>>  > On 09/12/11 20:02, Keith Belt wrote:
>>>  >>
>>>  >> I've been using ubuntu since almost the beginning. Now xubuntu.
>>> Rarely
>>>  >> do I have any problems. Like I said I prefer fresh install over
>>> update
>>>  >> to new version. Much less likely to run into trouble. Always thought
>>>  >> that was common knowledge with ubuntu.
>>>  >>
>>>  >> On Dec 9, 2011 1:48 PM, "ron"
>>>  >> <roncasa at verizon.net <mailto:roncasa at verizon.net>
>>>  >> <mailto:roncasa at verizon.net <mailto:roncasa at verizon.net>>> wrote:
>>>  >>
>>>  >>    On 12/09/2011 01:42 PM, jr wrote:
>>>  >>
>>>  >>        On 09/12/11 17:11, Keith Belt wrote:
>>>  >>
>>>  >>            If I were you I would do a fresh install but that's just
>>> me.
>>>  >>            Sometimes
>>>  >>            that's easier then fighting problems.
>>>  >>
>>>  >>
>>>  >>        welcome to -- WINDOWS..
>>>  >>
>>>  >>
>>>  >>
>>>  >>    (smile)
>>>  >>    also,
>>>  >>    this is why I stay away from ubuntu, they been going downhill with
>>>  >>    all them unique weird problems with each release. I went back to
>>>  >>    Linux Mint 9 w/xfce. I'm staying here until a new version really
>>> is
>>>  >>    stable.
>>>  >>
>>>  >>    I was tired of being frustrated. Fixing this quirk and that quirk,
>>>  >>    (I do not mind the occasional bug).
>>>  >>
>>>  >>    I am disappointed with ubuntu.
>>>  >>
>>>  >>    Ron
>>>  >>
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>>>  >
>>>  >
>>>  > unlike you, I'm fairly new to (X)ubuntu, I thought I liked it but,
>>> I've realised, what I really like is Xfce.
>>>  >
>>>  > like Ron, I'm not put off by the occasional bug or problem, but I
>>> spent a lot of time over the last few weeks removing stuff instead of
>>> just working, and still haven't managed to sort out my mount.cifs
>>> problem.
>>>  >
>>>  > I think the difference between us is that I expect a *NIX system to
>>> be stable and dependable; software gets upgraded and tweaked, yes, but
>>> one doesn't expect to have to re-install. it is always possible that
>>> some upgrade breaks a system, but then you'd restore from a backup
>>> rather than doing a completely fresh install.
>>>  >
>>>  > it's mostly about forethought.  like not top posting because it makes
>>> following the conversation difficult and cumbersome.
>>>  >
>>>  > regards, jr.
>>>  >
>>>  >
>>>  >
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>>> Jr
>>>
>>> Funny that you say that. I was just thinking that I should be posting to
>>> the bottom instead of the top. Sorry to have bothered you with my
>>> opinion.
>>
>>
>> Your opinion is always important, it's just that when it's top-posted it
>> wrecks the flow of the dialog for posterity's sake. Just consider this list
>> to be a text manual, perpetually-in-the-making, The Answer, or added
>> questions to qualify the original Question, or Opinion, follows the original
>> Question. Then the novice can follow the logic, starting at "A" and finally
>> arriving to the "Z", the Ultimate Problem solving Answer.
>>
>> Of course the Austrialians on this list have no problem, as they are
>> upside down to start with! :) Ric
>>
>> --
>> My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
>> "There are two Great Sins in the world...
>> ..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
>> Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
>> http://linuxcounter.net/user/44256.html
>>
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>
> Sorry, I guess I felt belittled. Many email programs default to top posting
> and I didn't think to change it. Doesn't that make a lot of text to scroll
> through just to get to the bottom past stuff you've probably already read?

Ctrl-End... is a good friend!

james




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