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post #1 of 10
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Still on 10.10 ( meerkat ).

Any improvements?
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I used it when it was in beta/first came out and had absolutely nothing but problems with it. Tbh I'm not an avid Linux user, but man. Since I use an AMD GPU, the whole thing hated me from the start. The drivers were messy. And let's be honest, Unity is absolute crap. I used Classic the whole time anyway.

So, my vote is for no.
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dont, let it mature a little
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no
Kinda meh now...
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and all honestly natty is ugly, once upon a time ubuntu was light, 10.10 was the first step making it heavy natty went even farther
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post #6 of 10
Well i'd say download Natty and run it in a live session, if you like it, upgrade to it. Whether or not you want to use Unity is down to personal taste.

But I do agree with the above, Unity is really in it's infancy. There's a lot of little bugs and some strange design features like the menu lens. Hopefully in the next release it'll have matured.
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I can't comment on updating from 10.10 to 11.04 but I can tell you that a fresh install of Kubuntu 11.04 has been much better than 10.10 and that was better than 10.04. I gave up on the main branch of buntu and Gnome after my crash plagued experience with Ubuntu 10.04. I would personally recommend looking to another distro if you're trying to stick to Gnome and are unwilling to try out the other DEs. So 11.04 is not bad, but it is terrible with the main branch.
     
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post #8 of 10
I'm enjoying it, I love the launcher for sure. Probably more down to taste than anything. If you do, I'd recommend a fresh install, I had a few bugs when I just upgraded.
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnDProb View Post
dont, let it mature a little
+1, I'd wait till 11.10+
Unity is pretty much the buggiest thing Ubuntu has ever done, and Gnome3 still needs a little tweaking.
    
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unity is crap, that is all.
    
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