Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Dec 2006 20:05 UTC, submitted by Flatline
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ubuntu Feisty Fawn Herd 1 (Ubuntu 7.04 alpha 1 in English) has been released. Download links can be found in the release announcement. The Kubuntu variant has been released as well. Screenshots are available for Ubuntu as well as Kubuntu.
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feisty experience
by usr0 on Wed 6th Dec 2006 22:02 UTC
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I am using feisty since it is available an had experienced no problems so far with my Turion notebook. Well... almost... to run vmware I must boot a self-compiled 2.6.18 kernel because vmware neither support the precompiled 2.6.19 kernel image nor a self-compiled 2.6.19 kernel.

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RE: feisty experience
by archiesteel on Thu 7th Dec 2006 04:47 in reply to "feisty experience"
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I am using feisty since it is available an had experienced no problems so far with my Turion notebook.

Just by curiosity, is it a Compaq Presario? I'm wondering if you have the same laptop as me.

If so, how's the wireless detection? Is the new wireless stack in the kernel yet? It's changed name (used to be devicescape) but I can't remember what it's called now. (Oh well, driverloader still works like a charm - best 20$ I ever spent!)

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RE: feisty experience
by gpierce on Thu 7th Dec 2006 07:57 in reply to "feisty experience"
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You may already know this, but I'll state it anyway. You don't have to roll your own custom configured kernel to run vmware. Once you have donwloaded the kernel sources and kernel headers from the Ubuntu repositories, you need to create a symbolic link from /usr/src/linux to your kernel source directory. The next step is less well known: create a link to your header files--e.g., in the case of the 2.6.19 kernel, you would do this (or something like it),"ln -s /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.19-386/include /usr/src/linux-source-2.6.19/include".

More detailed instructions are here:

Edited 2006-12-07 08:05

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