[xubuntu-users] Upgrade advice
theuteck at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 20:36:28 UTC 2012
You can install the PPA from a terminal with:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xubuntu-dev/xfce-4.10
Or go into the sources settings in the software center and add:
The update the system, then upgrade it.
The PPA page is at https://launchpad.net/~xubuntu-dev/+archive/xfce-4.10
You can find most PPAs by googling the application name and PPA.
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 2:25 PM, James Freer <jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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