[Smaug] Meeting, Ubuntu 11.04 beta 2, plug computers

Anthony Ettinger anthony at chovy.com
Fri Apr 15 15:29:18 PDT 2011


Hey, Thanks Peter -- I will wait I think another couple of weeks to
install it then.

Anthony

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:33 PM, Peter Belew <abcruzww at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, officially the Natty release is at the end of this month. Beta 2
> (today's version) is looking fairly good, so the release on 28 April
> should be pretty stable.
>
> The next LTS release will be in April 2012, with point releases every
> half year or so. The latest 10.04 is 10.04.2, as of a month or so ago.
> I have that running on a couple of computers, it's very stable.
>
> I just have an old laptop with 11.04 installed (updated frequently
> through today). That works much better than any previous release on
> that laptop, mainly because the OpenChrome display driver needed for
> it finally got fixed a couple of months ago, after a couple of years
> of work by an Ubuntu guy in Poland and the OpenChrome developers.
>
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 8:17 PM, Anthony Ettinger <anthony at chovy.com> wrote:
>> Any idea when Ubuntu 11.x will be released as stable? I'm about to
>> install 10.x latest but maybe I should wait, since it isn't a critical
>> desktop, just a backup to use once in awhile.
>>
>>
>> Anthony
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 12:27 PM, Peter Belew <peterbe at sonic.net> wrote:
>>> See you all at the meeting tomorrow at 7:30 pm.
>>>
>>> Tomorrow is the beta-2 release date for Ubuntu 11.04 natty narwhal. The current daily build should pretty close to the official beta-2 one. There are some kernel changes that are frozen for the final release (in 2 weeks) but they may not appear in the beta-2 builds.
>>>
>>>  http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/
>>>  http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily/current/
>>>
>>> Here's a link regarding Saturday's talk on Plug Computers at the Felton LUG (I think I posted this earlier, but here it is again):
>>>
>>>  http://shallowsky.com/plugs/
>>>
>>> Also
>>>
>>>  http://www.arduino.cc/
>>>
>>> Till tomorrow,
>>>
>>>  Peter
>>>
>>> --
>>>  It's completely normal that you lose data on "Windows" platforms.
>>>  That's why you have a Linux/BSD/UNIX server for backups.
>>>
>>>  SMAUG:        http://scruz.org/
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>>>  UBUNTU:       10.10 10 October 2010
>>>                https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucidLynx
>>>  SuSE:         http://en.opensuse.org/OpenSUSE_11.2
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Anthony Ettinger
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>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> It's completely normal that you lose data on "Windows" platforms.
> That's why you have a UNIX or Linux or BSD server for backups.
>
> SMAUG: http://scruz.org/
> My Web:http://littlegreenmen.armory.com/~peterbe/
> UBUNTU:11.04 28 April 2011
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/NattyNarwhal
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/NattyReleaseSchedule
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily/current/
>



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