Linked by Shahar Weiss on Thu 1st Mar 2007 18:58 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu I've been an Arch user for roughly 3 years. I'm pretty much familiar with it all - The way it boots, its configuration and its package management. I've also heard a lot of good things about Ubuntu, and wanted to try it for a long time. So, two weeks ago, I took the plunge. These are my findings.
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RE: From Arch to Ubuntu
by protagonist on Thu 1st Mar 2007 23:02 UTC
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2005-07-06

It has been my experience that if you use Ubuntu, then you better hope it recognizes all your hardware because manually configuring it seems to be much harder than if you use Kubuntu. Which is probably what you should have used in the first place.

As for network printers, it is normally a 2 minute job to set up in Kubuntu, but unless you know what you are doing it can be a nightmare in Ubuntu. I finally figured it out by booting the Kubuntu live CD and setting up my network printer there. Then I just copied the info I needed and used that in Ubuntu. None of the examples in Ubuntu worked for me. I finally found this works. ipp://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:631/ipp

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