Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 6th May 2010 21:05 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The recently released 10.04 version of Ubuntu is the third Long Term Support (LTS) version Canonical has released. I installed this new version on four of my laptops (2 netbooks, 1 normal laptop, 1 portable desktop replacement), and here's my impression of it.
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RE[6]: lethal upgrade
by Morty on Fri 7th May 2010 12:47 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: lethal upgrade"
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Unfortunately, yes it does. I'm sure they do that for simplicity's sake, and the fact that a lot of Ubuntu users are switchers who don't know enough or don't care to mess with multiple partitions.

Well that is bad. The user type should not matter, sounds more like developer failure.

There would be no need for users to mess with it or make it any less simple, having the installer automatically set up a sane partition scheme. Most user would not notice or need to know, other than getting the benefit of better data safety when upgrading or needing system rescue.

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