Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Apr 2012 20:58 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The Canonical team has released Ubuntu 12.04 - a new long term support release. The biggest new feature is the HUD, an addition to the traditional application menu system, where you can search for the actions you want to perform instead of having to hunt for them in menus. Unity overall has been improved, and I must say that even though this new release is simply not at all ready for Asus ZenBooks, Unity runs perfectly well on it, and to my own shock and surprise, I'm slowly warming up to it. It's starting to make sense, it looks nice (especially after some custom tweaking), has become a lot more configurable, and it's really, really, really fast.
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RE[2]: sleep/hibernate ?
by diegoviola on Fri 27th Apr 2012 23:09 UTC in reply to "RE: sleep/hibernate ?"
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It was primarily sleep/hibernate issues that drove me back to Windows on my Thinkpad.

After a weekend spent struggling to get Linux working properly, with no solution in sight, it was quicker and easier to install XP to get a fully working system.

A shame, as I genuinely would prefer to be running Linux Mint on it.

Hi Dave,

please see my response to TomF below, I would recommend that you upgrade your kernel to the latest 3.3.x as a lot of ACPI patches went to 3.3.x.

Linux 3.3.x also fixed some ACPI issues I had with shutdown/reboot on my ThinkPad laptop, perhaps the latest kernel will fix things for you too.

It's also recommended that you always try the latest kernel version before reporting issues.

If your problem persists with the latest kernel I recommend you take some time and report the issue to:

Please try suspend/hibernate with the latest kernel and report things back.


Edited 2012-04-27 23:10 UTC

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