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September 26th, 2012, 02:06 AM
guys may I ask what are the pros and cons of using an old version of ubuntu? like 10.10. I have installed 12.04 but always having problem with my broadcom wireless card every time there's new linux-headers, but this work perfectly in previous version and headers.

September 26th, 2012, 02:28 AM
Hi seaamx.

10.10 is no longer supported so I wouldn't recommend it.

10.04 LTS would be a better choice since it will be supported until April 2013.


September 26th, 2012, 07:51 AM
yeah yeah i was thinking 10.04 LTS lucid. thank you so much

black veils
September 26th, 2012, 12:23 PM
if you are having that problem, you could try locking the linux image (kernel), so it does not update.

this is how (http://tazbuntu.blogspot.co.uk/2008/11/lock-software-or-kernel-versions.html) and here is a picture (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PinningHowto?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=lockver.png)