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so... you upgrade mid-release cycle to avoid bugs...?

isnt that something that should be ready ON release?
I've found that most distros always have something broken on release day. Can't say that about Arch I know or something like it but from Fedora, to the buntus, to openSUSE there seems to be this period of updates to fix the release breaking something else. Eventually there's like this sweet spot in the middle where the updates stop breaking things (usually though Fedora just did the opposite). Of course maybe that's just me.

So wait they pushed wayland back again?! Then what exactly is the big change that is going to happen in this release?
     
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i tryed the beta 2 this morning.. i dont see the hype..
but then agian, im still very much a linux newb.
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maybe the will start offering a small net install like debian for people who want to build ground up? *doubtful* that might actually give me reason to check out ubuntu again lol
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maybe the will start offering a small net install like debian for people who want to build ground up? *doubtful* that might actually give me reason to check out ubuntu again lol
What would be really nice is if they just had it install core components (audio servers, xserver, you know, hardware things) and the DEs without any programs. I really hate how all the "mainstream" distros tack on just about every DE related program they can find. I can see why they would do it but it's just annoying.
     
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ubuntu does offer a netinstall.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...tion/MinimalCD

and you can install things like "kde-workspace" instead of "kubuntu-desktop"
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Those who have tried Ubuntu 11.10 know that it's awesome. Anyone who hasn't, download a daily build and see for yourself.

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So wait they pushed wayland back again?! Then what exactly is the big change that is going to happen in this release?
GNOME 3 application stack, lot's of UI and Unity improvements, new look for the Software Center, new login manager (LightDM), faster boot times and less memory footprint, and Compiz as the new default window manager are just a few of the new things added.
Edited by Rocket Lawnchair - 10/3/11 at 2:05pm
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Those who have tried Ubuntu 11.10 know that it's awesome. Anyone who hasn't, download a daily build and see for yourself.



GNOME 3 application stack, lot's of UI and Unity improvements, new look for the Software Center, new login manager (LightDM), faster boot times and less memory footprint, and Compiz as the new default window manager are just a few of the new things added.
And how many of these changes are going to affect the other variants? Because the faster boot time would be nice (maybe they'll fix btrfs implementation too?) for me with Kubuntu on the desktop.

@transhour: Does that net install mean it'll have everything (hardware wise) setup and all I have to do is get the DE and programs I want? That would be perfect because I've always found some way of screwing up other "net installs" when trying to get hardware setup.
     
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They really need to, the current display server is a horrific bottle neck on GUI performance. It also seems to really interfere with 3d graphics rendering ability. I dunno, X just seems to inefficient at many things. But its great for the client/terminal/mainframe concept.
They can't make their releases stable as is. Imagine how swapping out one of the lowest-level components of the graphics stack will shake things up. It's can really only be done after the next LTS.
    
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They can't make their releases stable as is. Imagine how swapping out one of the lowest-level components of the graphics stack will shake things up. It's can really only be done after the next LTS.
Well, at some point you have to pull the band aid, rip it off or slow peel. Take your pick.
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Well, at some point you have to pull the band aid, rip it off or slow peel. Take your pick.
When you have commercial support customers (or simply big businesses who use free copies), the slow peel is a lot better.
    
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