Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 18th Jun 2012 05:29 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Over at the Goodbye, Microsoft web site, Brad R. takes Ubuntu to task for abandoning dial-up modem users. Apparently Ubuntu no longer includes the GnomePPP dial-up package in the distribution, without which you can't get online via dial-up. It gets better: if you do have some way to connect, when you download something from the Ubuntu repository, the first thing Ubuntu does is update its 16+ megabyte repository index. Happy waiting! Brad concludes that "Ubuntu is for broadband users only."
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Bad Ubuntu!
by error32 on Mon 18th Jun 2012 07:09 UTC
error32
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2008-12-10

Now go put it back, and add some support for my token ring and wavelan hardware out of the box in case I trip and fall into a time machine which brings me back to the middle ages!

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