[sclug] Upgrading to Ubuntu Gutsy (v7.10)

Mayuresh Kadu mskadu at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 14:42:26 UTC 2007

I am not surprised. I've never managed to get it work smoothly. In any case,
I am running Xubuntu and plan NOT to use it anyway.


- Mayuresh

On 10/16/07, Ed Davies <sclug at edavies.nildram.co.uk> wrote:
> One contrary opinion:
> http://www.megginson.com/blogs/quoderat/2007/09/17/ubuntu-gutsy-is-about-to-mess-up/
> As a commenter says, that may just be relevant to the beta
> version.  I hope so.
> In general, I have to say I worry about this Windows/OS X
> envy.  Those systems are OK as far as they go but it would
> be better, I think, if Linux went its own way to give an
> actual choice.  That's difficult, though, in a community
> development - it really needs a dictator with a bit of
> imagination.  Where Linux does have the advantage, though,
> is that it is sufficiently modular that it doesn't have
> to be a dictator of everything; if, for example, one
> desktop or filesystem screws up badly it doesn't really
> matter as there are plenty more where it came from.
> Ed.

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