Linked by Fabian M. Schindler on Tue 23rd Nov 2004 18:53 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Linux distros are advancing everywhere. Not only servers but also on the desktop pc and notebooks. There are wild discussions, if Linux-Distributions are ready for serious business work or personal use. This critical review will deal with two long awaited Linux-distributions, Fedora Core 3 and Ubuntus Warty Warhog. Why these two? Because both feature Gnome 2.8 and it would not be a comparision on equal terms to compare Gnome to e.g KDE. Also, both use kernel 2.6.8+ and have their very own theme for the default desktop. Bluecurve for Fedora and Human for Ubuntu.
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by dr_gonzo on Wed 24th Nov 2004 00:34 UTC

Do you think we can improve Linux if everybody stay with Linux 2.4 ?

But distros like Ubuntu are more aimed at end users, not kernel hackers. I think most users would appreciate a more stable, less buggy distro. I also seriously doubt that many desktop users would be likely to file bug reports, especially kernel bug reports.

People use an OS or an application in order to do something with it, not improve it. Devs should use the 2.6 kernel by all means.