[xubuntu-users] [Bulk] Re: Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS comes with the wrong kernel version

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at shimmerproject.org
Fri Feb 14 22:26:05 UTC 2014

Comments inline.

On 14/02/14 22:03, Michael Fischer wrote:
> I've just got the information from the Xubuntu Developers Mailing List:
> Xubuntu did not, does not and will not follow Ubuntu's Hardware
> Enablement stacks way.

With 12.04, that is, because we will want to support people with no PAE
support. 14.04 will get the hardware enablement stacks.

> Xubuntu just uses the Ubuntu numbering scheme. It rather targets
> outdated hardware, low on resources. Xubuntu does not focus on a
> faster environment compared to Unity on modern, fully equipped hardware.

Incorrect. There is no reason why you couldn't run Xubuntu on a modern
machine. There's also no reason why it wouldn't be faster than Ubuntu in
majority of the cases.

Those who run modern hardware can upgrade to 14.04 in a few months in
any case.


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