Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Oct 2009 15:39 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu We're a little late, but Real Life got in the way, so here we finally are. Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today that Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop Edition has been released. This version focusses on improvements in cloud computing on the server using Eucalyptus, further improvements in boot speed, as well as development on Netbook Remix. The related KDE, Xfce, and other variants have been released as well. Update by ELQ: Just a quick note to say that one of my Creative Commons videos was selected to be part of Ubuntu's Free Culture Showcase package that comes by default with the new Ubuntu version!
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by Kroc on Thu 29th Oct 2009 22:00 UTC
Kroc
Member since:
2005-11-10

Better than last year, but severely lacking in polish. Jarring, buggy and without vision.

Windows has been stable for a long time, and Apple have a strong idea of vision. Ubuntu’s release-schedule-first format is doing it no favours. There’s nothing here that makes my hardware more productive, exciting or usable.

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sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

Better than last year, but

Why don't you try to do or say something constructive for a change, Kroc?

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Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

Quite simply because it will fall on deaf ears. Filing bugs is unwelcoming, hostile and extremely difficult to get any traction for my line of work (UI/X). It’s considered low priority and I get endless kickback from stuck-up geeks who can’t see anything as the end-user does.

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