Re: Preinstall user running both Karmic and Lucid - Lenovo Ideapad S12 from Linux Emporium
- From: Karl Larsen <klarsen1@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 06:22:06 -0600
On 04/30/2010 12:01 AM, Alex Cockell wrote:
Hi folks,The real question you should ask is: What do I use this
I am a basic user of a preinstalled Lenovo Ideapad S12 with partitions
for both 9.10 (currently running - although waiting a week before
accepting the latest kernel updates that appeared in Update Manager - in
case something breaks) and 10.04 - I believe Linux Emporium told me it
was a beta at the time. Obviously, as a basic preinstall user, I am
concerned when I read about all the incidents being logged and talked
about on this and other lists re the latest version of the Ubuntu
My question is - when would it be safe for me to boot my Lucid instance
and accept all the system updates... and not risk having to send the
machine back to Birmingham to be fixed.. and be without a PC for a
What advice can be offered to us who are end-users? In the Windows
world, I would probably wait until after Service Pack 1 had come out.
Should I wait until after Ubuntu 10.04 "Service Pack 1" is released
before effecting the move?
Thanks for any and all help.
computer for? As a simple answer, what if you use it for Internet Email
and playing Solitaire. In this case you can do both with version 9.10
and I am telling you that email and Solitaire are no better on 10.04. So
an update to 10.04 is wasted effort.
If your a nut like me you want to try a new version just because. I
loaded 10.04 and it has been good. But I also proved to my self that
Version 8.04 is still a fine system I use sometimes.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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