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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RE: I am getting annoyed
by Cosmo on Tue 8th Feb 2005 09:09 UTC

> 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.

On a Thinkpad? That's funny, 'cause on mine (R51) APM works absolutely flawlessly. If you had taken the time and actually browse the Ubuntu wiki for 2 minutes you would have gotten it to work in no time as well.

Stop bashing without seriously trying. I am annoyed.

PS: APM is probably what you want to use on the R50 since ACPI consumes a lot more battery in standby.