[xubuntu-users] 2014 Rolling release?

James Freer jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 00:04:59 UTC 2013

On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 10:53 PM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27 January 2013 22:50, James Freer <jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 7:34 PM, Marc Coevoet <marcc at dommel.be> wrote:
>>> A rolling release is one thing, somebody at xubuntu that makes an iso
>>> another.  An iso is made fast, as there are tools for it.
>> Obviously sad days for *buntu family - not like it was in 2007/2008.
> I can see the point - and frankly, Canonical has inflicted some
> horrible things on the users in the name of achieving internal annual
> evaluation goals for the employees. A rolling release won't be worse
> than Debian sid, and we can at least be warned when things are about
> to go funny (e.g. Xubuntu 4.8 -> 4.10).
> - d.

I have much to thank them for as it was Ubuntu that got me into the
linux world. I started using Xubuntu before Unity came along... in the
last couple of years 8-10 new ubuntu derivatives have started. I've
started to look elsewhere now. Attitude now is different.


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