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Re: [tlug] Ubuntu versions
- Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 12:23:00 +0900
- From: "Tribble Phillip J SrA 374 LRS/LGRTT" <Phillip.Tribble@example.com>
- Subject: Re: [tlug] Ubuntu versions
Good Morning, I installed 7.04 about 10 Computers between work, friends, and myself. I have not experienced any issues other than broken packages. Fiesty works great! >Message: 1 >Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 20:06:27 +0900 .From: Dave M G <email@example.com> >Subject: Re: [tlug] Ubuntu versions >To: Tokyo Linux Users Group <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Message-ID: <463087B3.email@example.com> >Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8; format=flowed > >Brian, > >At this point I would recommend you stick to version 6.10 of Ubuntu. >That's "Edgy Eft". >>The latest version, 7.04 or "Feisty Fawn", which was released only a week or so >ago, is having problems. On the Ubuntu forums there's a >lot of grumbling about >>>broken features and bugs. There are those for whom it works perfectly, and >>those who are getting caught out >>by problems they didn't have in version 6.10. >ButI would warn anyone from adopting Feisty at this stage. >The latest problem I discovered is a bit of a doozy. On my girlfriend's laptop, I upgraded it to Feisty. The next day she tells me the >>>computer keeps shutting down. Sure enough, I run it for a few minutes and it shuts down with a warning that the CPU has reached a "critical" >temperature of 41 degrees Celsius. It kept doing this over and over again. The fact that the bottom of the laptop didn't feel all that >>>warm made me suspicious that it wasn't a hardware problem. > >Fortunately, the previous installation is still available for booting, so I just booted her computer back into 6.10, and she's all good >again. >(Almost lost a Linux convert there!) >But, that shows you the level of problem in Feisty. Right now as I type this I'm installing 6.10 onto a computer because I had Feisty >installed earlier and just couldn't get the sound to work. >So out of 3 computers that I had upgraded to Feisty, two I rolled back to Edgy. Not an impressive score for Feisty. >Hope that information helps you. -- >Dave M G >Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn >Kernel 2.6.20-15-generic >Pentium D Dual Core Processor
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