Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 22nd Apr 2007 07:38 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) arrived just a few days ago with promises of better hardware compatibility, included proprietary software and drivers, and more user friendliness. Was it wort the wait? And more importantly - Is it finally time to "Make the Switch"?" Read the review here. Elsewhere, "First thoughts on Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn" was published at ZDNet. Update: A reply article to the two linked above.
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That darn "sudo"
by penguin7009 on Sun 22nd Apr 2007 21:43 UTC
penguin7009
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2005-07-10

I just tried Kubuntu7.04. It is really a slick distro with lots to recommend it. The really big thing that drives me crazy is the crippled root account and the changes made in the normal names and designation of the file systems.

For instance, Parallels will install but the changes made to the filesystem makes it nearly impossible to compile the drivers. On the Parallels site are new scripts to install in various files, however, one has to be in the root/file manager to replace them, but there is no root account.

I just can't see learning to use a crippled distro!

Maddening!

penguin7009

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