[Wolves] For you hardy pleasure......

Kris Douglas webbox.uk at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 17:10:02 GMT 2008

On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 3:31 PM, Tom Higgy <higgy-lists at bandnet.org> wrote:
> Tom Higgy wrote:
>  > Dave Morley wrote:
>  >> It now seems that a new backend package update to hardy's gvfs has
>  >> enabled a lot of the features that where missing including
>  >> bluetooth/ftp/smb and others.  However they are still a bit rough round
>  >> the edges but they can at least transfer files now :)
>  >
>  > /me cheers!
>  >
>  > That's what I've been waiting for before trying it out on my laptop
>  > (which I only really use for watching video stored on my desktop machine).
>  OK, having tried it. Upgrade from Gutsy worked apart from, ironically,
>  update-manager which refused to install (worked after completely
>  removing it and related packages, and reinstalled).
>  I've only had a quick play; basic web browsing, watching a film
>  remotely, etc.
>  Gripes:
>  Fan seems to be on constantly.
>  Battery level meter seems borked (updated on startup but hasn't updated
>  since).
>  Seems to be a disk read every couple of seconds then a clunk as disk
>  head parks. I don't like it.
>  Can't use FTP in Nautilus (asks for password then errors something about
>  the reply).
>  OTOH, I like all the little graphical changes and that background looks
>  fantastic. It feels a little faster generally, apart from booting, and
>  especially FF3.
>  I'm looking forward to the RC. :)

Some of those problems are caused by the new IO. Some of them are
probably just teething problems..

Kris Douglas
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