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Yes, Ubuntu is quite an efficient operating system with stable performance and fast boot/shutdown times. The main drag is having to type your password over and over if you choose to install new programs or modify the system settings. Such a pain.
The "enter password" is the linux version of Windows UAC. Except even more secure, since even people in your own home cant execute tasks on your machine without a password. Virus's and infections cant execute under root without a password. This is one of the core features of what makes linux so secure. Absolutely nothing critical happens without your word.
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Meh. I've been running 12.10 for quite some time now, good to see it's officially released.
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And how is this good for users who have never used linux before? I hear alot of the time that linux is uncompatable with games.
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I'm on 8 and ubuntu has only given me a headache over the years. Games run smoother too, overall exerpeince is faster than 7.
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I was just about to go ubuntu full time on my laptop.... until I remember oh yeah... no netflix.
     
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I'm starting to warm up to Unity after absolutely hating it when they first started using it.

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I was just about to go ubuntu full time on my laptop.... until I remember oh yeah... no netflix.

Why not...?
post #28 of 95
Excellent news. I'll be sure to download and install 12.10 on my main rig when I get back from vacation ... and try one of the other GUI's ... maybe Cinnamon.
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I'm starting to warm up to Unity after absolutely hating it when they first started using it.

This. I'm using it now.
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I still don't like Unity much, although Ubuntu Tweak saves me some time digging around getting it customised to the point where it's at least not jarring. All in all, I am warming to it, just not very quickly. wink.gif

Will try out 12.10 when I get the chance. I'd totally forgotten that 12.10 was due out in October. biggrin.gif
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