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

Luke lukehinds at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 17:03:04 UTC 2007

I agree running compiz as default out of the box is daft. It assumes 
target machines will have adequate resources.

I am sure its not that hard to turn off and remove though (about 2 
minutes work)?

Ed Davies 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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