Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Apr 2006 12:02 UTC, submitted by SilentBob4
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu MadPenguin takes a look at Flight 5 of Ubuntu Dapper, and concludes: "All in all, Ubuntu 6.06 is gearing up to be quite an impressive release. Granted, I saw some bugs during my stay on the distribution, but can I really complain? It's not a full release, so it deserves some breathing room. Considering some of the horribly authored software I've looked at over the years, I feel that Ubuntu in pre-release form is more stable than other distros when they reach final release status. It's not quite in the league of Slackware and Red Hat/Fedora in that respect yet, but it's surely getting there in a hurry."
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It's nice but....
by mkools on Mon 17th Apr 2006 12:34 UTC
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It's still far away from a distro like Slackware which is much more powerfull and I certainly would not pay for it like the reviewer says he will.

Sure, it's a nice distro for the average homeuser that is new to linux and wants everything done with wizards, but once they get more experienced they will move to another distro.

Ubuntu is a very overhyped linux distro, nothing more nothing less.
It's popularity was made by throwing with a lot of cash, not because it differs from other distro's in a great way.

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