Now that I dumped Debian Lenny from this laptop, Ubuntu has got to go, too

Posted by Steven_Rosenber on Nov 11, 2008 10:56 AM EDT
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I feel like I'm booting children off a train. Sure I've had my times when I installed a GNU/Linux distribution, used it for a couple of hours and then pulled it. But for the past year or so, I've stuck with Debian, first with Etch and then Lenny since Etch went stable in April 2007. And when Ubuntu rolled out its new LTS distro in April of this year, I installed it and have been using it since. My older Compaq laptop has been running OpenBSD 4.2 for over a year, and I've done two very satisfactory Etch installs in the past month or so. But on my main machine, a 2002-era Gateway Solo 1450 laptop, there's been trouble in GNU/Linux paradise.

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