Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 11th Mar 2006 21:26 UTC, submitted by Maarten Vanheuverswyn
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The 5th preview release of Ubuntu Dapper Drake is out on the mirrors. As usual, there are both install and live CD's for PowerPC, x86, and x86-64. "We are now in the final stages of Dapper Drake development. Everything is stabilizing, and Ubuntu 6.04 will certainly be a top-notch professional OS. Now that all of the lower level improvements have been made, it is time to close the hood and rub on a coat of wax. With Flight 5 comes a new and improved Human look-and-feel, a few new GUI power tools, and much more." Update: Screenshot tour.
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RE: What makes Ubuntu better?
by h_t_r on Sun 12th Mar 2006 18:08 UTC in reply to "What makes Ubuntu better?"
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Ubuntu satisfies almost every kind of user.. from the noob to the experienced hacker.

It just works!
It's easy to keep updated, it has a very good hardware support, it's well documentated, it has the benefits of debian (apt-get), it is actual!
Ubuntu is a cutting-edge linux distro.

from the ubuntu website:
"Ubuntu is a free, open source operating system that starts with the breadth of Debian and adds regular releases (every six months), a clear focus on the user and usability (it should "Just Work", TM) and a commitment to security updates with 18 months of support for every release."

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