[lug] Initial impressions of Kubuntu
jafo at tummy.com
Tue Nov 14 23:08:35 MST 2006
On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 04:14:06PM -0700, Daniel Webb wrote:
>But that new one doesn't have the 3-year security updates right? That's the
>selling point for me to try Ubuntu.
Ugh, I guess not. Good point. Feh!
>their energy into the installer and not much QA into the boot menu. I'll fix
Did you submit a bug on the boot menu?
>The installer does screw up the time, switching it to GMT *after* you set it
>to the local time in the installer. Is there *any* Linux installer that
>doesn't somehow screw up the time? I haven't seen one yet.
I don't think I've run into a problem with any of the Fedora or CentOS
>Also, they seem to use a "special" version of cp for transferring the files
>from CD to HD. It's been 2 hours and it's moved from 13% to 14%. Knoppix
>does the transfer on that machine in 20 minutes.
That sounds like something is wrong... But, then again, I do most of my
installs over PXE and the network, often configured for server workloads,
so my installs tend to take around 5 minutes.
I love the smell of napalm in the morning. It smells like... Victory.
Sean Reifschneider, Member of Technical Staff <jafo at tummy.com>
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