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28 Mar 2010   #21
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Alright, I just updated my blog to include my latest setup guide...which is unfortunately for Ubuntu 9.04. I never got around to writing one for 9.10. However, I setup my 9.10 box using my guide for 9.04...so 95% of it is applicable and shouldn't be much of an issue.

I'm going to wait for Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). For those who aren't aware, Ubuntu 10.04 is going to be an LTS (Long Term Support Release) meaning that you got 3 full years of support from the date of release for the desktop and 5 years for the server version.

Also, the Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 was just released. So, if you want to see what is coming down the pipe...give it a download (675MB) and try it out on a virtual machine. Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) Beta 1
Tried Ubuntu 10.04 beta1. Its got some serious bugs. I will wait for the beta 2 now.
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28 Mar 2010   #22
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Tried Ubuntu 10.04 beta1. Its got some serious bugs. I will wait for the beta 2 now.
I haven't had a chance to install it myself, I just downloaded it. Yeah, it's the time for bugs. That's why I recommended firing it up in a virtual machine.
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28 Mar 2010   #23
TheSchaft

Windows 7 x64 HP, Windows 7 HP, Windows 7 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Oops, yeah sorry I forgot to post it.
PatBuntu

Thanks Pat, I'll be sure to take a look at it.
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28 Mar 2010   #24
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Alright, I just updated my blog to include my latest setup guide...which is unfortunately for Ubuntu 9.04. I never got around to writing one for 9.10. However, I setup my 9.10 box using my guide for 9.04...so 95% of it is applicable and shouldn't be much of an issue.

I'm going to wait for Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). For those who aren't aware, Ubuntu 10.04 is going to be an LTS (Long Term Support Release) meaning that you got 3 full years of support from the date of release for the desktop and 5 years for the server version.

Also, the Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 was just released. So, if you want to see what is coming down the pipe...give it a download (675MB) and try it out on a virtual machine. Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) Beta 1
Tried Ubuntu 10.04 beta1. Its got some serious bugs. I will wait for the beta 2 now.
Which bugs are you referring to exactly?
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28 Mar 2010   #25
beauparc

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I started using Ubuntu 9.10 a few months ago and have been presently surprised at how simple it is in use. I haven't mastered command line input yet, but with the GUI so intuitive, I haven't really needed to.

I wouldn't swap Win7 for Ubuntu, but as yet, I have been unable to find anything which I can do on Win7 which I can't do with Ubuntu - apart from gaming obviously.

I'll upgrade to 10.4 when the final release becomes available.
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28 Mar 2010   #26
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Alright, I just updated my blog to include my latest setup guide...which is unfortunately for Ubuntu 9.04. I never got around to writing one for 9.10. However, I setup my 9.10 box using my guide for 9.04...so 95% of it is applicable and shouldn't be much of an issue.

I'm going to wait for Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). For those who aren't aware, Ubuntu 10.04 is going to be an LTS (Long Term Support Release) meaning that you got 3 full years of support from the date of release for the desktop and 5 years for the server version.

Also, the Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 was just released. So, if you want to see what is coming down the pipe...give it a download (675MB) and try it out on a virtual machine. Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) Beta 1
Tried Ubuntu 10.04 beta1. Its got some serious bugs. I will wait for the beta 2 now.
Which bugs are you referring to exactly?
OK I installed Ubuntu and installed all the updates. Restarted the computer. No desktop icons or taskbar. Just the blank wallpaper.

I know that in Windows, I can restart explorer.exe process by opening taskmgr. But when I pressed Alt+F2 and type gnome-panel , it gives a long techy error.
Also, I could not turn off my wifi. It was set to ON for some reason.
There are many other things that I noticed. Hence will wait for the beta2.
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28 Mar 2010   #27
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Tried Ubuntu 10.04 beta1. Its got some serious bugs. I will wait for the beta 2 now.
Which bugs are you referring to exactly?
OK I installed Ubuntu and installed all the updates. Restarted the computer. No desktop icons or taskbar. Just the blank wallpaper.

I know that in Windows, I can restart explorer.exe process by opening taskmgr. But when I pressed Alt+F2 and type gnome-panel , it gives a long techy error.
Also, I could not turn off my wifi. It was set to ON for some reason.
There are many other things that I noticed. Hence will wait for the beta2.
To turn off WiFi, right click the Internet Icon on the top right panel area, and uncheck Wireless. (if you need that to make more sense just message me)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Mar 2010   #28
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post

Which bugs are you referring to exactly?
OK I installed Ubuntu and installed all the updates. Restarted the computer. No desktop icons or taskbar. Just the blank wallpaper.

I know that in Windows, I can restart explorer.exe process by opening taskmgr. But when I pressed Alt+F2 and type gnome-panel , it gives a long techy error.
Also, I could not turn off my wifi. It was set to ON for some reason.
There are many other things that I noticed. Hence will wait for the beta2.
To turn off WiFi, right click the Internet Icon on the top right panel area, and uncheck Wireless. (if you need that to make more sense just message me)
Hi Steve, I tried that already but my wifi light still remained turned on, which means wifi card is still on, thus consuming more battery power.
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28 Mar 2010   #29
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
OK I installed Ubuntu and installed all the updates. Restarted the computer. No desktop icons or taskbar. Just the blank wallpaper.

I know that in Windows, I can restart explorer.exe process by opening taskmgr. But when I pressed Alt+F2 and type gnome-panel , it gives a long techy error.
Also, I could not turn off my wifi. It was set to ON for some reason.
There are many other things that I noticed. Hence will wait for the beta2.
To turn off WiFi, right click the Internet Icon on the top right panel area, and uncheck Wireless. (if you need that to make more sense just message me)
Hi Steve, I tried that already but my wifi light still remained turned on, which means wifi card is still on, thus consuming more battery power.
That is likely true for you. Though, for me, my WiFi button light is on even if the WiFi is off, heck, the light was on when I had no WiFi drivers installed for my card.
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28 Mar 2010   #30
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

But for me, the wifi button is yellow when turned off and green when turned on.
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