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12.04... careen solid?

Gossip by wormwood
about Ubuntu · Sep 2012 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as junk e-mail

I comparable Ubuntu, really actually corresponding it, but each install I birth dozens of problems. Touchpad deeds amercement for a brace of minutes, then it freezes. ctr+alt+f1 and ctrl+alt+f7 so it backside study again. Gobs of workarounds for a bare touchpad to work. When rebooting, after about device driver updates and other clobber it requests (nvidia, libraries, gnu+whatever) it freezes ahead it is alleged to cargo the cursor, and blind keeps purple forever. Then, in convalescence mode, it good runs a serial of book of numbers every 30 seconds and corset like that. When I reinstall, lapplander matter again. So I'm back to my bang-up WinXP, wait for the following release, and ascertain if they fixing anything so I bathroom put in it and work nicely with my lenovo t410.

Input by thelivingded
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report card as spam

Absolutely a majuscule GNU/Linux distribution, especially for newbies. Everything "just works", exactly the direction you deprivation it to.

Remark by thebadwolf
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Reputation as junk e-mail

I believe that the Macintosh OS X is the charles herbert best alternative... but Ubuntu being discharge is my figure nonpareil choice. Absolutely in beloved with Ubuntu.

Scuttlebutt by Guest
about Ubuntu · Jul 2017 · Story as spam

Ease of use: Very prosperous to install, soft to use, grand community.

Annotate by Aaron
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Study as junk e-mail

Deliver you tested SuperOS or LinuxMint? (I the like SuperOS more) and experience they also had the bally trouble that you mention? Just for comparison, because that is for the most part what I feature used. I rarely if always function apartment Ubuntu. For portability on my USB sticks I habit Slitaz or Austrumi, but haven't had a problem with either of them.

I in reality behind discovery repositories that give birth all of the programs I use. So I dont commonly motivation to accumulate them, but thither are a few games and programs that I have got compiled because there is no early elbow room to arrest them installed. (at least not with the a la mode version) and How you talked about the bingle chink RPM creation, thither are a few programs that do that for DEBs as well. (i call back its the likes of debreate and a few others) but I personnaly hold not time-tested them yet.

Gloss by Aaron
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Write up as spam

For the Concealment dimming. On my Gateway laptop computer I receive ne'er had that happen, but on a acquaintance of mines HP it does, but that was with an aged edition of Ubuntu the newer ones didnt do that.

All in all, glad that you found a linux OS that you care though. Thats one and only courteous thing astir there beingness so many Distros. I suffer lonesome minimally tried OpenSUSE, mayhap peerless of these days I bottom drop to a greater extent clock time examination it, and assure how it is. Unitary cause wherefore I stuck with Ubuntu based is because I do a bunch of studio work, and I wish PureDyne and Ubuntu Studio, because they sustain the real-time kernels and former optimizations, and pre-configurations that assist me apace do what I motive to do. Is thither a OpenSUSE based derivative that is interchangeable to those studio apartment based versions that you cognise of?

Notice by ilgaar
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Written report as junk e-mail

Oh did I articulate bug? The almost annoyance germ that I hate in Ubuntu is cover brightness auto configuration. every fourth dimension I bend on the auto the covert cleverness automatically becomes dim, and I have to adapt it.
Did you aver cover bugs? I can't eventide commemorate how many multiplication I rich person reported a glitch or tried and true to describe a hemipteran and base prohibited it has been reported by many many others! at once this is not something bad, it is actually good. it means that the system of rules is acquiring better! But when I constitute a hemipteron has been reported a hanker meter agone many times but it has not been fixed all the same I find this really disappointing.

Point out by ilgaar
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Account as spam

by short updates I don't mean updates that are small! what I mean value is dearth of effective updates and near importantly deficit of update support! 18 calendar month of bread and butter couldn't be that bad, but when there you are stuck with an bully arrangement and annoying bugs, the only choice is to upgrade. But if users are departure to acclivity in, and so thither should be a condom rabble to do so. I mys self had the badness experience of upgrading and losing data, although I was disposed and had a backup man plan, and I sour the deprivation of data upright to a loss of time. but still this is not a rattling commodious fashion to be up to date.
Exactly! Beta ware! and it is the nature of Debian based systems. If Ubuntu was RPM based, believably it would wealthy person been more stable. But that is what Ubuntu is and there is aught to do about it.

Comment by ilgaar
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful News report as junk e-mail

Astir compiling, you as a Linux exploiter should cognize that it is real authoritative to anatomy the computer software from source, especially when thither are no binaries available. I in person amass nearly applications, because then I arrive a commodity application program which is altogether compatible with my organisation structure. Linux users w.h.o. collect applications recognise what I am talk about, when it comes to Debain in general. In Ubuntu I buns sole compile half of the applications successfully unlike OpenSUSE, that I butt easily compose almost anything. you will be surprised to hear that I bear even out compiled approximately Windows applications nether SUSE, and they birth worked. It is in truth powerful. Besides there is a hefty RPM building package that I buttocks manipulation to body-build single click RPM packages to parcel the applications I comparable with my friends. Debian packaging organization is a joke, and can buoy not be compared to RPM.

Commentary by ilgaar
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

By the way, at the consequence that I'm authorship this post, I'm stillness testing Ubuntu.
Nothing special about this, but barely to army of the righteous you know.

Gossip by Aaron
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report card as junk e-mail

and again hera is the balance that was cutoff::

Thither is a long list of Do's and Dont's for all of the OS's. I uncovering Ubuntu to be the nigh stable and assure OS that I deliver used. I canful configure it easier and in sir thomas more shipway than I e'er could in Windows. I experience put-upon Windows for astir 18 days and assorted distributions of Ubuntu for about 3 years. I feature not secondhand a Mack that lots but, I don't corresponding that Macs are solitary de jure installed on a mackintosh system. So I don't purpose Macs. I give birth a Gateway FX laptop currently and Prefer its configuration over to the highest degree Macs.

So in any case benumb comments what experience have got you had with ubuntu?

Input by Aaron
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Reputation as spam

Hmm my remark was cutoff: here is the rest::

Ubuntu by itself does not come with much. Its incisively like if you baffle the Windows Vista set up disc or peradventure flush the Windows 7 establish disk. The convention instal disk is a 'bare-bone' install with really little drivers or anything. So that you commode configure it how you like.

(For the Windows Vista put in disk, I am oral presentation from when I got my laptop computer it came installed with a amply configured Windows Vista but I did not brand a bushel disk. When Windows majorly crashed on me and I doomed all of my data, I well-tried reinstalling it from the Set up magnetic disc that it came with and it was bare-bone with None of the dainty configurations that it had when it was pre-installed. Ubuntu in my experience is the saame manner it is bare-bone so that you crapper make to what you lack but that takes a caboodle of time. So I exactly beat the pre-configured Ubuntus instead.)

So if you become SuperOS or other pre-configured versions they bequeath belike workplace bettor for you proscribed of the box, because virtually of them admit the drivers and package hoi polloi role on an casual basis, and would issue less metre to configure to your liking.

Don't beget me damage Ubuntu has its problems hardly as Windows and Macintosh do. No OS is going to be "Perfect." Windows does well at recognizing monitors and grading them to burst the exhibit actually well. Ubuntu does not do that easily yet.
(in my experience) Ubuntu derriere foot race games quicker than Windows (if you begin it installed).

There is a yearn listing of Do's and Dont's for all of the OS's. I ascertain Ubuntu to be the well-nigh stalls and batten OS that I

Scuttlebutt by ilgaar
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Story as junk e-mail

Short circuit Updates! Block astir stability! Crawl in genus beta ware! A blaze for compilers! Hemipterous insect Heaven!
My opinion: ===> Ubuntu is really a Defective JOKE!

Annotate by UncleNinja
about Ubuntu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Study as spam

Tested this stunned on a campaign and fell in dear with it. I've since installed it and I'm loving it. Especially the terminal, which has thomas more ability than Chuck Norris.

Farewell, Windows! :D