Linked by David Adams on Mon 4th Apr 2011 02:22 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The Register has posted a very unfavorable review of the new Ubuntu, focusing primarily on the new Unity Interface: "That's not to say there isn't much to love in Ubuntu 11.04 with the new Unity Interface being the primary news, but even for a beta this release is way too rough. Unity - regardless of what you think of it - isn't ready for prime time and it seems unlikely Canonical will iron out all its problems before the planned final release in April."
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RE: Best Ubuntu ever!
by Thom_Holwerda on Mon 4th Apr 2011 08:31 UTC in reply to "Best Ubuntu ever!"
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

Well, at least you could get it to install. Mine failed at some package, and the entire installation just gave up. Damnit.

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RE[2]: Best Ubuntu ever!
by Tuxie on Mon 4th Apr 2011 08:39 in reply to "RE: Best Ubuntu ever!"
Tuxie Member since:
2009-04-22

I got that too at first. It's a flashplayer update that crashes the installer for some reason. Leave the "install updates at install time" and "install third party software" checkboxes unticked and it will install. After booting, the updates work fine.

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RE[3]: Best Ubuntu ever!
by Thom_Holwerda on Mon 4th Apr 2011 14:13 in reply to "RE[2]: Best Ubuntu ever!"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

I got that too at first. It's a flashplayer update that crashes the installer for some reason. Leave the "install updates at install time" and "install third party software" checkboxes unticked and it will install. After booting, the updates work fine.


Yeah thanks, I found it in the relevant bug report. Installed fine now!

I kinda like Unity. Certainly needs work, but I like where it's heading. One thing though - why the fcuk is everything so huge? I have a 24" display - no need for My First UI Elements(tm), please.

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RE[2]: Best Ubuntu ever!
by Lennie on Mon 4th Apr 2011 08:48 in reply to "RE: Best Ubuntu ever!"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

I wanted to try Unity, but it didn't work. I didn't have or want to spend time on it to get it to work.

The normal GNOME didn't work well either, it looked like some things didn't start (yet).

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