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    Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    I'm downloading it now from the Dutch mirror. Nice features such as Compiz mean I will seriously consider this to replace XP on my workstation.


    www.ubuntu.com

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    ooo, time to update my workstation

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    Our monitoring server will be getting the update shortly!

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    Surprising amount of improvements over 6 months ago. Dolphin the file manager is loads better, wireless now sorted for a lot of cards including my broadcom (yay! ), lots of new apps. Just seems a lot easier to setup and use, especially for novices. I use Kubuntu BTW - prefer K.

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    I've never used Kubuntu, any major differences?

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    And the best bit about it is, you don't have to wait outside PC World to be mugged for a £100 for your new copy.

    Bad bit, I don't even feel like a pirate when burning a CD, so I feel a fake saying Arrrrrrr.

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    I've never used Kubuntu, any major differences?
    At risk of starting religious war but, IMO KDE is better for power users whilst gnome is designed to be easy to use - of course both are fully customisable.

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    i've installed it... but can I get the bloody Compiz Fusion to work!!
    GRRRRRR

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    Compiz is fine here.

    System - apperance - visual effects

    Use alt-tab or windows key\tab to see

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd
    I've never used Kubuntu, any major differences?
    At risk of starting religious war but, IMO KDE is better for power users whilst gnome is designed to be easy to use - of course both are fully customisable.
    <religiuos war on>
    Surely power users use Ion

    http://modeemi.fi/~tuomov/ion/
    or
    http://www.nongnu.org/ratpoison/
    </religiuos war on>

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd
    At risk of starting religious war but, IMO KDE is better for power users whilst gnome is designed to be easy to use - of course both are fully customisable.
    hehe - I'm sure they both have their own advantages, that's what I was looking for. Not a war!

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    Quote Originally Posted by plock
    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd
    At risk of starting religious war but, IMO KDE is better for power users whilst gnome is designed to be easy to use - of course both are fully customisable.
    hehe - I'm sure they both have their own advantages, that's what I was looking for. Not a war!
    Pff! Nonsense! We should all use Fluxbox!!

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    Here are the upgrade instructions

    http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/upgrading

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    I'm excited for the release of Fluxbuntu!

    Hmmm. Dare I do an upgrade on my home machine from work or will X screw up like it did with one of the 6.?? releases? :P

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    Re: Ubuntu 7.10 out today

    I'm actually trialing Mandriva 2008 Powerpack at the moment. Seeing how things are going over there... Didn't cost that much either (I like to feed a bit of money back into these linux companies if I can).

    I will try Ubuntu 7.10 somepoint next week... give the servers some time to recover :P

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