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: Good choice
by om_rebel on Thu 21st May 2009 13:03 UTC in reply to "Good choice"
om_rebel
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2009-04-09

I've been running 9.04 on my Inspiron since the RC came out. It has been rock solid, and to me, it's their best release yet. I had problems with 8.10 wanting to freeze, or slow down drastically at times for no apparent reason. But, the performance of 9.04, as well as the polish of it, has made it my favorite release to date.

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