[olug] xubuntu 10.10 - anyone tried it yet?
dynatron at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 15:46:01 UTC 2010
just works. i use the gui for install, then i take the monitor away.
ssh for all interactions from that point.
my apache "box" is just a motherboard screwed to a sheet of plywood. my vpn
box is a gutted vcr sitting on a shelf in a storage room (
http://slauce.com/log/html/200906290330.html). its been upgraded with a fan
and cpu since that blog post.
On Oct 15, 2010 7:36 AM, "Jordan Fox" <vmifox at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just curious, if you're installing it and not using Xfce, why not
> install the server version of Ubuntu?
> I know what you mean on the upgrades. I usually run the upgrade to
> see what happens, then end up installing fresh after a short while.
> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 5:27 AM, DYNATRON tech <dynatron at gmail.com> wrote:
>> i dont use the gui in xubuntu, so it wont be an issue for me. i've got a
>> and 10.4 install. 9.4 is my apache box and 10.4 is my vpn. ive been very
>> happy with both, but i only like to put LTS distros in service, so i may
>> wait for 11.04. sorry to hear about your upgrade issues. i had that
>> with ubuntu, and experience has told me to start clean when moving to the
>> new version. as long as you backup your configurations, fresh installs
>> be a lot easier than the upgrade process.
>> On Oct 12, 2010 7:25 PM, "Jordan Fox" <vmifox at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> yeah, been an Xubuntu user for a few years now. Upgraded last night,
>>> so I can't compare the install process to 10.04. I usually upgrade
>>> first to see how it goes. If things are a bit off, then I'll install
>>> from scratch (only do that for one upgrade cycle though, that's as far
>>> as I've been able to go without feeling the need to reinstall). I
>>> haven't "played" with the new install though. I did, however, post
>>> last night about my upgrade problem - still haven't had time to look
>>> into it more. After updating my fstab with UUIDs everything works
>>> fine now and the rest of the upgrade went off without a hitch. It was
>>> one of the better Ubuntu upgrades I've done. Except when you reboot
>>> and your heart stops for a second as you read... "unable to find
>>> /home" ?! @#$#@% it was there a minute ago... I can usually fix the
>>> problem as I did last night, but I have the same "oh crap!" reaction
>>> Don't know about resource usage compared to other distros/versions,
>>> right now I'm using 425MB RAM... but I have a few programs running,
>>> including firefox with about 10 tabs - that's a RAM hog there. I want
>>> to look into Lubuntu for low resource usage. Icons look really nice,
>>> but icons are never what's sold me on a DE. It seems like a clean
>>> interface as usual for Xfce. It does, however, seem like more GUI
>>> configuration options disappear with every Xubuntu upgrade. I don't
>>> know if that's Xfce or Ubuntu causing that - I'd guess Ubuntu. If you
>>> have any questions, feel free.
>>> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 6:54 PM, DYNATRON tech <dynatron at gmail.com>
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