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Re: Ubuntu - Dapper Flight 5 released

  • Subject: Re: Ubuntu - Dapper Flight 5 released
  • From: Lobo <not@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 21:38:07 GMT
  • Newsgroups: alt.os.linux
  • Organization: Shaw Residential Internet
  • References: <369b12lrj4ueoe93vitbuavmf1stjgc3dm@4ax.com> <dv4h49$18i7$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk>
  • Xref: news.mcc.ac.uk alt.os.linux:243916
On Mon, 13 Mar 2006 19:26:17 +0000, Roy Schestowitz
<newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>__/ [ Lobo ] on Monday 13 March 2006 17:04 \__
>> Here is information on the latest Ubuntu. Sorry if this is the wrong
>> ng but my isp doesn't carry the Ubuntu news group yet.
>> Introduction
>> We are now in the final stages of Dapper Drake development. Everything
>> is stabilizing, and Ubuntu 6.04 will certainly be a top-notch
>> professional OS. Now that all of the lower level improvements have
>> been made, it is time to close the hood and rub on a coat of wax. This
>> week brings us Dapper Flight 5, the fifth alpha release of Ubuntu 6.04
>> - The Dapper Drake. With Flight 5 comes a new and improved Human
>> Look-and-Feel, a few new GUI power tools, and much more. On to the
>> screenshots!
>> http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/flight5
>> "Significant improvements in GNOME 2.14 have lead to noticable
>> speed-ups throughout the desktop."
>> http://www.gnome.org/~davyd/gnome-2-14/
>Now, if only they got rid of these mocha-coloured tones and removed that
>mockup image which appears when GNOME is being loaded (if you have seen the
>placeholder, you'd agree). While they think it's rather playful, it seems
>rather unprofessional an definitely unpolished.

I prefer Kubuntu w/ KDE myself. It doesn't appear to be available yet.
Just the daily snapshots. I'll wait a bit.

>Yet, Ubuntu alphas enable you to run more than 3 processes. And they do not
>require auxiliary firewall and AV software. *wink*

wink wink, nudge nudge, say no more............

I've firestarter running. I feel more secure with all those green
squares at shields-up. Maybe it's my throwback to wink-wink.

>Many more shots in OSDir (added this morning, I believe):
>Best wishes,

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