Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th May 2009 20:59 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu When Dell announced a shift in its Linux strategy last week, accompanied by a new netbook, many wondered why Dell insisted on pre-loading Ubuntu 8.04, instead of newer versions of the popular Linux distribution such as 8.10 or 9.04. BetaNews contacted Dell about it, and Dell replied explaining their rationale behind opting for 8.04.
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RE: Glad to hear it!
by ggeldenhuys on Thu 21st May 2009 07:13 UTC in reply to "Glad to hear it!"
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I can't agree more. I just downgraded from 9.04 to 8.04.2 simply because 9.04 is quite buggy. I reported many graphics and font problems in the RC release, but none of those were fixed before the final release.

I know of numerous people that did the same. 8.04.2 is rock solid! Not to mention that 8.04 is a LTS release, so it will be supported for a long time still. Good choice Dell!

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