Linked by Jeremy Wells on Tue 8th Feb 2005 08:05 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu For over six years I have been hunting for a Linux distro that would allow me to replace my Windows installation. I've tried many versions of RedHat and Mandrake, and more recently, Gnoppix, Kanotix, Ubuntu, Fedora, and Knoppix. In my evaluations, I would start with high hopes that the latest and greatest distro would install smoothly, support my hardware, and create a genuinely usable system, but none of them really worked--until now. I recently came across the first distro that satisfied all my requirements: Ubuntu.
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I am getting annoyed
by Mario Giammarco on Tue 8th Feb 2005 08:35 UTC

All these new distro are the same.
I have tried ubuntu is just a polished debian. It does not support laptops. Reading this review it seems that ubuntu does a miracle on thinkpad notebook. Then I discover that acpi not work apm not work, ipv6 not work etc. etc.

So what? On my thinkpad r50p I have installed debian. Compiled kernel2.6.10+ac10+swsusp2 and now I have ACPI FULLY WORKING (yes fn+f4 suspends, fn+f12 hibernate, fn+f3 blanks screen).

Without ubuntu! Only with debian!!!

Stop hyping! I am annoyed.