[Wolves] For you hardy pleasure......
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Sun Mar 2 17:11:03 GMT 2008
On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 5:09 PM, Kris Douglas <webbox.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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..
(thats GVFS, the new one, which is replacing the rather messy Gnome-VFS)
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