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    Please disable my forum account

    Please remove me as a moderator from the "Natty Narwhal Testing and Discussion" forum, and disable my forum account.

    Also, please revert my previous username (23meg), which I had only very...
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    Re: 10.10.10 Waiting for Release Thread

    The hype cycle might be relevant.
  3. Thread: Why Upgrade?

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    Re: Why Upgrade?

    I did. What I wanted to counter in your post was mainly that you put security as the #1 reason, which I thought might mislead people into thinking that non-LTS releases didn't get security support,...
  4. Thread: Why Upgrade?

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    Re: Why Upgrade?

    Every Ubuntu release gets security updates for supported software along its support period, thus barring some unlikely exceptions, security is hardly a compelling reason to upgrade to a whole new...
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    Re: Forum Code of Conduct updated

    A line of spacing between each item would make it much more readable than it is now, and would go a long way towards encouraging more people to read more of it.
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    Re: Is this fair to say yet?

    It used to be that you had to carefully pick hardware to work with Linux at all; these days you have to carefully pick it to have major problems.
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    Re: Does the new AskUbuntu site mean the forums will die? :(

    Definitely no, but in terms of encouraging and facilitating the kind of communication required by busy people who need technical support, Stack Exchange runs circles around the antiquated bulletin...
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    Re: Help me name a program?

    Do you have an intended audience in mind for this program? Who are you writing it for?
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    Re: 10.10.10 Waiting for Release Thread

    Please read http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1589308.



    No, not before release. Read the above.
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    Re: 10.10.10 Waiting for Release Thread

    Moved to CC.



    It's not here until the official release announcement, until which you should refrain from downloading anything.

    Read the sticky thread:...
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    Re: Anyone Know when 10.10 will be out...what time?

    That doesn't mean it will be out in a couple of hours, though.
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    Re: Anyone Know when 10.10 will be out...what time?

    It has nothing to do with Canonical being based in the UK, since multiple people in different timezones are working on the release.
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    There's a lot more you can do than make suggestions, such as troubleshoot the issue, and if it's actually a bug, fix it yourself and submit the fix. Lots of community members do it; governance-wise...
  14. Thread: 10/10/10

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    Re: 10/10/10

    There are other ways to be notified of the release as well; you can learn about them in the sticky thread about downloading the final release.
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    Re: What TIME will 10.10 release?

    There's a copy of that thread in this forum as well, which fewer people seem to be viewing.
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    Moved to CC.



    Then use it, with kernel backports, which will provide support for lots of new hardware.
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    Re: The biggest problem? The developers mindset.

    It depends entirely on the terms of support the manufacturer has set when selling you the computer. If you buy a computer with XP preinstalled, and the manufacturer does not support an upgrade to...
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    Re: The biggest problem? The developers mindset.

    If you've bought the netbook with Ubuntu preinstalled, there should be no distinction between a "HP issue" or "Ubuntu issue". The integration is the very point of buying a computer with an OS...
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    Re: The biggest problem? The developers mindset.

    Again, what is the problem?



    Then certification aside, you must either have a vendor that you can complain rightly to and get a response, or a vendor that did a bad job integrating Ubuntu and...
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    Re: The biggest problem? The developers mindset.

    What are the problems? Are they present on the certified versions (9.10 and 10.04)?

    I note that this model is listed among "Tier 2" netbooks in...
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    Re: The biggest problem? The developers mindset.

    http://webapps.ubuntu.com/certification/
  22. A Note on Downloading the Ubuntu 10.10 Final Release

    We're approaching the Ubuntu 10.10 final release, and lots of people will be downloading the release images immediately after the release. Which is fine.

    What isn't fine is people attempting to...
  23. A Note on Downloading the Ubuntu 10.10 Final Release

    We're approaching the Ubuntu 10.10 final release, and lots of people will be downloading the release images immediately after the release. Which is fine.

    What isn't fine is people attempting to...
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    Re: Why so many outdated repos?

    OK, so here's your absolute conclusion:

    Will every bug be fixed in Ubuntu before release? -> No.
    Will every bug be fixed after release? -> No.
    Will every bug fix be delivered immediately,...
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    Re: Why so many outdated repos?

    If you're talking about Universe packages, which such a package most likely is, then the possibility of introducing significant distribution-wide damage by fixing a bug in it is usually pretty low...
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