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Anyone else having boot time issues? My netbook is EXTREMELY slow to boot and possibly even slower when resuming from hibernate. I unfortunately put 11.04 on a netbook with no wired internet connection, so I may have to wait a few months to put any new software on it...
    
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Meh. From the reports I have been hearing. It's been buggy. I'll wait it out.
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Originally Posted by Rookie1337;13307172 
WOW. That is horribad. I've almost always had worse power drain with Linux distros because I could always drop CPU power much easier in windows.

I've always put the CPU Scaling Monitor on the panel. Right click add to panel, click on cpu scaling monitor, click add, click close, done. Then u just left click once and pick Conservative, On Demand, Performance or Powersave. Easier than windows IMHO.....
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The beta was unbearably buggy and slow, thanks to mbudden my new official favorite Linux distro is Mint 10 LXDE.
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I upgraded, but I'm using classic gnome. I tried Unity, but it's got two of the things I hate most about OSX: min/max/close buttons on the left, and program menus in the top bar. Ubuntu has been good to me, but I'm not sure I like the direction their user interface is going.
     
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There is a way to get the buttons on the right, at least there was a way in 10.10.
As for the program menus in the top bar, that's how it's always been. For quite some time now.
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There is a way to get the buttons on the right, at least there was a way in 10.10.
As for the program menus in the top bar, that's how it's always been. For quite some time now.

That's new with Unity. Its at the top of the screen (in the panel) as opposed to the top of an application window.

It really bothers me because it means I now have panels on both of my monitors. There's something that irritates my OCD about seeing duplicates of the clock and calendar when I could have 24 more pixels of something else.

My other annoyance with Unity is how minimized windows are docked. If I have three terminals open I can't just move straight to the one I want, but have to click the terminal icon on the left, have all of them pop up, and then select the one I want. Bugger.
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I've just given it a test on my Dell D420, and it won't allow me to have dual monitors frown.gif Think I'll avoid Unity until it's a little more refined.
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Originally Posted by mbudden;13340967 
There is a way to get the buttons on the right, at least there was a way in 10.10.
As for the program menus in the top bar, that's how it's always been. For quite some time now.

Yeah, I've been putting the buttons back on the right since...whenever they introduced that "feature".
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That's new with Unity. Its at the top of the screen (in the panel) as opposed to the top of an application window.

Right. That's what I meant.
     
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post #40 of 49
Unity is buggy and i like Gnome 3 better.
But until it's possible to get Ubuntu with Gnome 3, I'll stick with Unity...
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