Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 31st Mar 2011 22:23 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ubuntu has released the first beta for Ubuntu 11.04. This si the first release where Unity is the default desktop environment. All the official Ubuntu derivatives have also bee beta'd.
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Comment by marcp
by marcp on Fri 1st Apr 2011 08:48 UTC
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Ubuntu has never been an option for me and all of my various hardware - it simply didn't work. It booted fine, but then there was always some GUI-related problems, everything was constantly restarting, X server was crashing ...

Nowadays I still don't use Ubuntu, because it still doesn't work on my hardware [even an upgraded one], and the Unity interface is the heavy nightmare.
There are so many simple, lightweight, configurable and efffective GUIs. I'm shocked they choose Unity.
I'm even shocked that Ubuntu is [*cough* still] most popular linux distribution.
I still remember the times when Ubuntu was a young startupper. I was using other OSs at the time, but I though it would be nice for linux OS to be more recognizable in the OS world. Too bad it's Ubuntu that tries to fulfill that mission ...

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