Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 10th Oct 2010 14:17 UTC, submitted by Extend
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Yes, yes, it's that time of the year again - a new Fiona Apple album confirmed (which makes anything that happens between now and spring 2011 irrelevant and annoying), MorphOS 2.6 released (will be the next news item), and, of course, a new Ubuntu release showcasing the best of the best that the Free software world has to offer in the desktop world.
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Not perfect
by Invincible Cow on Sun 10th Oct 2010 18:20 UTC
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2006-06-24

"showcasing the best of the best that the Free software world has to offer in the desktop world."
If that's the best, then it's a sad state of affairs.

- Installer crashes
- Bootsplash doesn't work
- Multi-monitor setup doesn't work half the time
- Resuming paused audio/video skips (plays buffer twice) and audio latency is horrible
- Font rendering still sucks unless you fiddle with dpi settings and smoothing to fit that particular font - and then all other fonts will look terrible
- No automatic handling of orphaned "installed-as-dependency" packages
- Locale settings dialog crashes sometimes and other times the settings are not applied properly (crash reported)
- Translations are horrible, only English language is usable
- GNOME Panel order still not saved if multiple panels are on the same screen edge (reported in or before 2005).
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