Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 17th Mar 2007 00:26 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu During my 8 years of Linux on and off usage I have tried more distros than I have chocolate bars. Each one of my previous encounters meant that I had to spend at least 2 days configuring before I have a desktop that I was somewhat comfortable with. With Ubuntu Feisty Fawn's latest test beta --for the first time ever-- this was not the case. I was up and running with all the niceties I wanted within 2 hours.
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laptop responsiveness
by broch on Sat 17th Mar 2007 03:49 UTC
broch
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2006-05-04

"Feisty boots in 40 seconds on my laptop,..."
that is really slow for laptop. Whole idea of portability is that I can take laptop boot it up in short time and start presentation. Unless this is really desktop replacement and kept on.
"scratchy" sound, no AAC support, copy/paste from Firefox does not work if Firefox is then closed down, Bluetooth not working, issues with touchpad.
None of this is an issue, but it does not make Ubuntu competitive distro/OS.
At the end all can be tweaked but all these will worh with Arch or Slackware and at the end box will be faster.

Ubuntu targets mainstream market (in contrast to Slack or Gentoo or Arch). Judging from your review Ubuntu failed: neither it is ready to go nor fast.

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