[xubuntu-users] Problems xubuntu 11.04
drmgiver at gmail.com
Sun Dec 11 20:08:32 UTC 2011
That is why there are LTS's. After 12.04 comes out, I am going to stick with LTS's while using Ubuntu distros.
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Brian <brian.collins at alice.it> wrote:
>Maybe Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Linux-in-general should consider developing one
>version for a longer period, rather than making so many new distros. It
>seems like there are always new distros coming out, before the old ones
>have even been perfected. This would, imo, also encourage Windows users
>to try Linux, when they see stable versions that aren't changing every
>month. We know that people want something they can use "out of the box,"
>and Linux can certianly do that and more. But people shy away from it
>all when they are always hearing about "bugs" and "fixes" and "updates."
>So go slower, make more "solid" distros. Linux is here to stay. So let's
>make it more friendly to the new kids on the block (as we all were at
>one time or another).
>Just my opinion..
>On 12/09/2011 09:39 PM, jr 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>> 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.
>>> that's easier then fighting problems.
>>> welcome to -- WINDOWS..
>>> 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
>>> I was tired of being frustrated. Fixing this quirk and that quirk,
>>> (I do not mind the occasional bug).
>>> I am disappointed with ubuntu.
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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
>> 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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