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Old 05-08-10, 07:12 PM   #1
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Default Ubuntu 10.04

I didn't see a thread on this in here so I figured I'd start one real quick

I got around to installing it earlier today on my external HDD and am dual-booting, sort of, with Win 7 and Ubuntu.

Last time I used a build was with Gutsy Gibbon, in it's early days, and it was a lot of work just getting the damn thing to work.

Fortunately, a lot of nice improvements have been made and, my system was mostly ready to go off the bat

http://www.ubuntu.com/products/whati...u/1004features

The new graphics card based transition effects are nice and while there is no "Aero" with Lucid Lynx, there are a lot of transparencies all over the place and the look, feel, fit and finish are all pretty awesome.

I am still playing around with the OS as it is a new toy for me
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Old 05-08-10, 07:26 PM   #2
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Hopefully, before long, I'll be throwing together a low-end system specifically for dabbling with Ubuntu and Kubuntu. Really getting the itch.
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yeah.. nice features.. they improved the loading time at lot
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There is a thread in the Linux forums I made . . . .
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Old 05-16-10, 01:37 PM   #5
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Old 06-05-10, 07:22 AM   #6
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Yeah. Get gnome-do. Docky is awsome. Also, chromium fixes a lot of the problems firefox has with performance because of flash apps crashing.
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Old 06-05-10, 08:09 AM   #7
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Yeah. Get gnome-do. Docky is awsome. Also, chromium fixes a lot of the problems firefox has with performance because of flash apps crashing.
Haven't had a crash yet.
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There are more things to this version of Ubuntu, each time cleaner and smoother. I think any people could use this OS without much problems.
Yah, it is a lot cleaner.

I really wish they didn't throw a bunch of applications in there that weren't very useful. There are plenty of repositories for great software that is open-source, but hey, minor annoyances

I use it on and off and have little trouble migrating from one OS to the other, except for gaming.
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Yah, it is a lot cleaner.

I really wish they didn't throw a bunch of applications in there that weren't very useful. There are plenty of repositories for great software that is open-source, but hey, minor annoyances

I use it on and off and have little trouble migrating from one OS to the other, except for gaming.
For gaming have you tried playonlinux? Of course it can't come close to Windows gaming but its a good start.
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Yah, so linux sucks balls for gaming, with or without a wrapper or whatever. I am happy using it for everything but gaming
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Yah, so linux sucks balls for gaming, with or without a wrapper or whatever. I am happy using it for everything but gaming
Yeah wine is hit or miss. I have steam and morrowind installed right now and a bunch of stuff runs nicely. Then I have a virtual machine to play some older of my 2d favorites (civ 3 and aoe2 to be specific).
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