[xubuntu-users] Upgrade advice
jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 20:25:33 UTC 2012
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 8:22 PM, James Freer <jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 7:17 PM, uteck <theuteck at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 12.10 has XFCE 4.10, 12.04 has 4.8. I installed the PPA for XFCE 4.10
>> on my wifes 12.04 system and it works fine. The main difference I saw
>> was that changing backgrounds automatically is now built in to the....
>> packages she needs but the stability of LTS.
>> I want to standardize all the systems at home on LTS so I only have to
>> update every 2 years at the soonest. I let them get out of sync so
>> each one was at a different version which made the use of
>> squid-deb-proxy useless.
> I think i follow what you are seeking.
> The new 12.10 may not appear that much cosmetically improved. 12.04 is
> LTS and thus more stable although i've found the non-LTS fine. The
> thing with linux is that a new release is effectively "locked" with
> it's compiled apps. The LTS in year two is behind on many new
> releases... and yet you don't want to upgrade every 6 months. While a
> 6 month release may not appear that different "under the bonnet" it
> As non-geek my solution annual upgrade... choose October or April and
> install about a month later when quite a few bugs have been sorted.
> The cosmetic difference is minor imho.
Sorry may have confused things there! typo error
"The LTS in year two is behind on many new APPLICATION
releases... and yet you don't want to upgrade every 6 months. While a
6 month release may not appear that different "under the bonnet" it
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