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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux Bagrounds

    A quick Google found these:

    https://technicalrrr.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/tahr-background.png
    http://lowtechlinux.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/ubuntu1024x768.jpg...
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    Re: Canonical: where's the 14.04 hype?

    No idea who made it or why it is only on a few mirrors, and i haven't so far found any documentation about it.
    What i do know is that some UK magazines* have put the 'DVD' (ie this sized version) on...
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    Re: Canonical: where's the 14.04 hype?

    That's the guy that bet the farm on Windows 8 isn't it? ...and then got sacked/resigned when it all went pear shaped?

    (Just playing!)
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    Re: Canonical: where's the 14.04 hype?

    I found it!

    http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/cdimage.ubuntu.com/cdimage/releases/12.04.4/release/

    It's toward the bottom of the list - a 1.6gig iso

    :)
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    Re: Canonical: where's the 14.04 hype?

    Yep. Very odd.

    I can't find it there or on the main Ubuntu pages, but i definitely had one once - may have been a later point release than those i've checked - but it was certainly an oversized...
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    Re: Canonical: where's the 14.04 hype?

    Yes i'm aware of that, but there used to be another larger iso available that included it and a lot of other apps (12.04 had one - i downloaded it from the Ubu website), I think it also had all the...
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    Re: Canonical: where's the 14.04 hype?

    Speaking of not being able to find stuff: ....is there a BIG '(what was) DVD' iso available anywhere? Like they have with 12.04 - with Gimp and all the extra stuff?

    Cheers!
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    Re: Canonical: where's the 14.04 hype?

    Same here, though darned if i recall when we last had one ...12.04?
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    Re: Ubuntu 14.04?

    Was there no countdown page for this release?
    ...now i think about it, when was one last used.

    I may be getting a little senile :)
  10. Re: Why does the GNU foundation promote uncommon distros?

    I've no idea why they are still promoting BLAG at all. It is a dead distro that was based Fedora.
    I believe the BLAG folks decided that it was easier for folk to BLAGify normal Fedora releases with...
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    Re: Why 14.04lts?

    Unity 7 is faster and more configurable OOTB than Unity 5 is :)
    Plus of course, as others have noted, you get later versions of kernel and programs.
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    Re: Unity 8 to replace Unity 7?

    Cool! All the more time with the lovely Unity 7 :D
  13. Re: Looking for a fast booking os, with low power consumption but with diverse functi

    Really?

    The shortcuts are listed in the default Conky right there on the desktop, and there is little that cannot be accessed through the Openbox menu.

    IMO #! is a great distro for lighter or...
  14. [Debian_] Re: Point Linux, the new Debian + MATE distro

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2_z5zDuUrM

    The new 2.2 is looking good :) Spatry reviews it above 'Right now!!!' :)
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Exactly how vulnerable are unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

    And that's all i was trying to establish. Thank you :)
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Exactly how vulnerable are unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

    Not at all.

    All my machines are running up-to-date Debian derivatives.

    Rather than trying to encourage others to use unsupported OS's I was hoping to help assure them that their old XP machines...
  17. Re: The delight of logging in eight times before one can post

    Works fine here.
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Exactly how vulnerable are unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

    Right. Thanks to all.

    From all the above, i gather that - as long as a user surfs safely and conscientiously - an unsupported old version (eg 10.04) is perfectly fine to use on older machines that...
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    Re: 13.04 is a total mess

    13.04 was generally very well received by most users. Are you sure it isn't a hardware issue?
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Image icons not showing actual image

    I wasn't aware that pcmanfm even generated thumbnails, turns out it does(!).
    This might help:

    http://forum.lxde.org/viewtopic.php?t=31876&f=22
  21. Re: how go from lubuntu to ubuntu

    'lxde' you mean! ;)
    and WacoJohn meant the lower left blue button (where thge windows 'start' would be)*

    But yes, Lubuntu is just the thing for a machine of those specs.
    ...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Exactly how vulnerable are unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

    In essence that was what i was asking about.

    With the impending EOL of Win XP there will be a lot of hardware that won't be capable of running newer releases (due to driver support in newer...
  23. Re: Linux Kernel 3.12 will be named 'Suicidal Squirrel'

    Closing the thread is a bit harsh, let's just lay off the Unity hate. This was never about Unity!

    The new kernel folks, let's focus on that eh?

    ;)
  24. Linux Kernel 3.12 will be named 'Suicidal Squirrel'

    Link: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Linux-Kernel-3-12-Will-Be-Named-Suicidal-Squirrel-382455.shtml

    Is Linus 'aving a larf or what? ;)
  25. [SOLVED] Exactly how vulnerable are unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

    The purpose of this thread is to enlighten both myself and other users about the frequently mentioned dangers of running versions of Ubuntu that are past their 'end of life'.

    Many folk (myself...
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