Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 28th Apr 2006 13:48 UTC, submitted by Philipp Esselbach
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "The Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Edubuntu teams are proud to present a second Beta release of Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Edubuntu 6.06 LTS, codenamed "Dapper Drake". This release corrects some serious flaws in the installer present on the Desktop CD in the first Beta release. Although the text-mode install CD also forms part of this release, it has not been modified since Beta 1. An updated Xubuntu release is also in preparation and will be announced shortly." Hey look, a screenshot tour.
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RE: test out expresso
by da_Chicken on Fri 28th Apr 2006 20:54 UTC in reply to "test out expresso"
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With some alpha version that I tried earlier, Espresso froze in the middle of installation but with this beta2 it works OK. However, I didn't like that Espresso doesn't give you the choice to install Grub into Ubuntu's root partition. In fact, Espresso doesn't give you any options where Grub should be installed -- it just puts Grub straight into MBR without asking anything. Espresso overwrote my default bootloader (GAG) in MBR, so I had to reinstall Ubuntu's Grub manually and then reinstall GAG. Grr...

Otherwise I have no complaints. Espresso is easy to use and it's a lot quicker than the Debian-style installer.

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