Larry Qualig wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Ubuntu Unveils 'Edgy Eft' Linux Update
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> "From a usability standpoint, I can only say good things,"
>>> said 451 Group Senior Analyst Nick Selby. "The Ubuntu development
>>> team has done simply a great job demonstrating that free software
>>> and open source software can be combined for a platform that is
>>> every bit as polished and usable as a proprietary one."
> It's only fit to warn anybody reading this thread/message about the
> upgrade disasters.
Thanks for a reality check. They (the "Linux advocates") needed that.
> First off let me state, this release is supposed to be "edgy", but
> i didn't know by edgy they meant playing with a toy that's been
> through a woodschipper, now laced with sharp edges for you to cut
> yourself on. Also let me state that doing a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> has worked for me many times before but it's always assumed much can
> go wrong as to compared to a clean install. As Ubuntu's base grows,
> as fanboys on digg, slashdot, and the blogosphere tout the apt-get
> dist-upgrade as a wonderful feature to trample having to do full
> installs of Windows, disc after disc, the devs should listen and make
> sure their crap is together before releasing a product.
> My conclusion, unless you're doing a clean install, don't bother
> with Edgy. It's Ubuntu's single most worthless product.