Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 6th May 2010 21:05 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The recently released 10.04 version of Ubuntu is the third Long Term Support (LTS) version Canonical has released. I installed this new version on four of my laptops (2 netbooks, 1 normal laptop, 1 portable desktop replacement), and here's my impression of it.
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RE[2]: lethal upgrade
by vtolkov on Fri 7th May 2010 21:10 UTC in reply to "RE: lethal upgrade"
vtolkov
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I have IOGEAR keyboard switch, sharing keyboard/mouse/monitor between two computers. Without upgrade it was working fine, but, I guess, it was replaced some files during upgrade or, maybe, disabled some services, so when I've switched back, it could not reenable (rediscover?) keyboard and mouse.

Windows 7 uses transaction to switch all files at once when doing updates. In Linux I've experienced several times, that system is getting unstable during upgrade, because files and libraries are in inconsistent state.

Edited 2010-05-07 21:12 UTC

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