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    Issues I got so far in Trusty

    Sporadic disappearing mouse cursor.

    Ubuntu not logging in automatically, it boots to unity greeter, and I have to manually login. This also happens sporadically.

    Plugin indicators crash, or won't show up (gear icon, time).

    Sometimes, when login out and login in, I get on my upper left corner some error messages related to Xorg.
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    Re: Issues I got so far in Trusty

    Welcome to testing Ubuntu+1.

    Have you not yet had a complete OS freeze? I have had it twice in recent days. Once when I was using Ubuntu Web Browser and once when I was using Chromium. Only the mouse was active. I have System Load Indicator running to watch if CPU or RAM is being maxed out but as everything has frozen they give no indication as to what is causing it. The top utility also freezes.

    I have also had the missing power/cog icon and the missing mouse cursor but I found I could still click with the mouse although I could not see exactly where the cursor was. I have not had the other issues that you have had. And so we live.

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    Re: Issues I got so far in Trusty

    I do know that one one the 'alerts' is apport-gtk so have fun trying to send a bug report
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    Re: Issues I got so far in Trusty

    Quote Originally Posted by pnarciso View Post
    Sporadic disappearing mouse cursor.

    Ubuntu not logging in automatically, it boots to unity greeter, and I have to manually login. This also happens sporadically.

    Plugin indicators crash, or won't show up (gear icon, time).

    Sometimes, when login out and login in, I get on my upper left corner some error messages related to Xorg.
    It's pre-alpha, don't be too surprised, if nothing works.


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    Re: Issues I got so far in Trusty

    What worries me is that all of this issues are present in 13.10 final
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    Re: Issues I got so far in Trusty

    Quote Originally Posted by pnarciso View Post
    What worries me is that all of this issues are present in 13.10 final
    Tis true, I suppose. Since this is an LTS version, the devs will pull from Debian testing, instead of Sid. That should make things a lot more stable right from the gitgo, but, as I teased you in my previous post, it's still pretty early to expect that everything (or maybe nothing) will work all of the time.

    With the shortened nine month life cycle of the interim releases now (between the LTS versions), personally, I don't expect a lot of release specific bugs to be fixed. It seems that most of the energy is spent putting out a good LTS release (and it should be). The interim releases all point to the next LTS.

    I have noticed in Xubuntu, that several small bugs have already been fixed in 14.04, that nagged at me in 13.10. Time will tell, but, I think this is going to be a great release.

    I always use the dev releases, and I'll move on to the next one as soon as I can. I like playing with them, bugs or no. In fact, it's been so long since I've actually used a "stable" release, I'm not even sure how well they work any more.

    My suggestion to all is...

    If you like working with the dev releases, try not to sweat the small stuff. Just relax, and let it unfold in front of you. It's all good.
    Last edited by OrangeCrate; November 18th, 2013 at 02:01 AM. Reason: Added clarification - see post #18

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    Re: Issues I got so far in Trusty

    Quote Originally Posted by OrangeCrate View Post
    I always use the dev releases, and I'll move on to the next one as soon as I can. I like playing with them, bugs or no. In fact, it's been so long since I've actually used a "stable" release, I'm not even sure how they work any more.
    Me too!
    I don't have any hickups to report yet. I didn't have any in the 13.10 testing too, but got something in the final release. The, I moved to TT. Wiating to see what they going to do with Ubuntu Browser and Unity8.

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    Re: Issues I got so far in Trusty

    Quote Originally Posted by Chanath View Post
    Me too!
    I don't have any hickups to report yet. I didn't have any in the 13.10 testing too, but got something in the final release. The, I moved to TT. Wiating to see what they going to do with Ubuntu Browser and Unity8.
    Xubuntu has been pretty solid too.

    To be clear, I need to add a word to my comment on using dev releases, and I'll edit my original post...

    I always use the dev releases, and I'll move on to the next one as soon as I can. I like playing with them, bugs or no. In fact, it's been so long since I've actually used a "stable" release, I'm not even sure how well they work any more.
    I certainly know how they work, just not how bug free they are when they are released.
    Last edited by OrangeCrate; November 14th, 2013 at 01:47 PM.

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    Re: Issues I got so far in Trusty

    Quote Originally Posted by OrangeCrate View Post
    Xubuntu has been pretty solid too....
    Much the same here, though this morning I got a gpu lockup. Non responsive - then switches to a tty - with gpu lockup errors, then complete garbage, then reboot at wall ... nouveau

    Seems I can't get apport to play ball yet, though that might be it's not switched on properly.

    Need to install nvidia see if that deals with the gpu issue.

    The gtk3 indicators appear to have stabilised in trusty, in saucy at times panle needed a restart.

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    Re: Issues I got so far in Trusty

    Greetings,

    Quote Originally Posted by pnarciso View Post
    Sporadic disappearing mouse cursor. Ubuntu not logging in automatically, it boots to unity greeter, and I have to manually login. This also happens sporadically. Plugin indicators crash, or won't show up (gear icon, time). Sometimes, when login out and login in, I get on my upper left corner some error messages related to Xorg.
    These problems are transitional, the result of conflicting dependencies in a development version. Most should be corrected before 16.04 or 17.10. What is needed at this point is patience and reporting.



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