[clug-talk] KUbuntu 9.04
omnistegan at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 16:56:22 PDT 2009
I guess you didn't get to try EXT4 then.... I'm interested to see how
well it is running in 9.04. I'm in the process right now of backing up
my EeePC for a 9.04 install, we'll see how things go, and I'll try
EXT4 if I can.
On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 5:38 PM, Shawn <sgrover at open2space.com> wrote:
> I'm seeing a few mentions of Ubuntu 9.04 in the eeepc thread. Just thought
> I'd throw in my two cents...
> I installed the beta of Kubuntu 9.04 to a memory stick last night. Other
> than the typical data transfer speed issues with USB (even 2.0), I was
> rather impressed. The system seems very slick and fast. The boot up was
> still faster than my hard disk install of Ubuntu 8.10 even with the mass
> data transfer to/from the USB stick. To me, this means that a hard disk
> install of 9.04 will be even faster. (It's supposed to be under 20 seconds
> to boot).
> The Kubuntu interface is using KDE 4.2 and replaces a few of the old common
> applications. Adept is gone, replaced by Kpackageit (I think that's what it
> is called). So far it looks nice. The old network manager tool has been
> updated to be a native KDE 4 application now and will also show you your VPN
> connections. It comes with OOo 3.x so we finally get the current version
> into the stable branch.
> Speaking of stability, I saw NO bugs/crashes at all on my system while I was
> playing with it.
> The only thing stopping me from installing the beta to my desktop is that I
> need my box to be more or less stable until after COSSFEST. But I'm very
> tempted to do so anyways... :)
> In all, I'm rather impressed with Kubuntu 9.04.
> My thoughts.
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