Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Oct 2005 11:28 UTC, submitted by ankitmalik
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "While this release isn't perfect, it's very, very good. I've tried a lot of Linux distributions over the years, and Ubuntu is definitely one of the best. If you're already using Ubuntu, the new release is worth the upgrade. If you haven't tried Ubuntu yet, the Breezy release would be a good time to check in and see what all the fuss is about. It's one of the easiest Linux distros to install, and should serve newbies and Linux gurus well."
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I think Ubuntu is just fine
by DoctorPepper on Tue 11th Oct 2005 13:41 UTC
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2005-07-12

Not perfect, but then no Linux distro is perfect. If it were, there wouldn't be a need for the others ;-)

Seriously, I've been a Debian user for about 2 1/2 years now, and I've used many other distro's including Slackware before that. Right now I'm running Sarge on my server, and Testing on my workstation (the machine I'm posting from now). On my notebook though, I decided to try out Ubuntu. I installed Hoary Hedgehog (5.04) alongside Windows XP in a dual-boot configuration. After a few days of getting used to the subtle differences between Ubuntu and vanilla Debian, I decided to go for the gusto, so I changed my apt sources to point to the "Breezy Badger" (5.10) preview release and did an apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade. It took about an hour to download and install all the upgraded packages, but so far I like it.

While I probably won't forsake vanilla Debian for Ubuntu, I do have to give Props to the Ubuntu team for doing such a fine job!

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