Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 24th Apr 2008 15:42 UTC, submitted by M-Saunders
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The Hardy Heron has taken flight: it's the second LTS (Long Term Support) release of the world's most popular distro. New features include the Wubi Windows installer and Firefox 3 beta 5. Grab a copy here, and check out Linux Format's overview of the release.
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Problems with 8.04
by robertojdohnert on Sat 26th Apr 2008 06:55 UTC
robertojdohnert
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2005-07-12

I installed this release to test it because I rely on Ubuntu for my own distribution, PC/OS. There are still a few problems that plaqued the pre-releases that still plaque the new release. For 1, I still experience the constant crashing on my laptop with an Nvidia integrated GPU. Ndiswrapper will bring down the entire system causing it to freeze and I have to induce a hard reboot. if I extract an archive the folder disappears and I have to extract again and then I have two folders in Nautilus or Thunar. I guess I will have to wait until they fix it, or try to track down and fix the problems myself.

I tried the ndiswrapper problem on several machines to make sure that It wasnt hardware or system related and I was able to reproduce on 3 different systems using different devices.

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RE: Problems with 8.04
by OMRebel on Mon 28th Apr 2008 04:09 in reply to "Problems with 8.04"
OMRebel Member since:
2005-11-14

Regarding NDISWrapper, I'm using that for my wireless (the open source driver is way too slow for some reason). It's worked perfectly on my broadcom card using Dell's R140747.EXE driver. The b43-fwcutter just wasn't working for me all that well.

Could be a problem with SSB? You didn't give enough detail to really explain what the issue is. You might want to try this:
http://www.ubuntu1501.com/2008/04/ndiswrapper-in-hardy-heron.html

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