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

Michael Fischer fischerfm at yahoo.de
Fri Feb 14 22:34:30 UTC 2014

So in »the majority of the cases« Unity and XFCE put a similar load on 
the system, right? Good to know. Thanks.


On 14.02.2014 23:26, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> 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 outdated hardware, low on resources.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.
> Cheers,
> Pasi
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