[SATLUG] Ubuntu first impressions

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 20:00:38 CDT 2011

Agree on all three points. I will say that the new Gnome 3 is amazing and I
love Unity as well. I think I already mentioned that last part. Can't wait
till the end of the month for the GA release of 11.04.

Message void if penguin is violated...
Don't mess with the penguin.

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 7:59 PM, bryan at beicker.com <bryan at beicker.com>wrote:

> The DVD booted fine and the install started. I was allowed to specify
>> where I wanted to install and I created a new partition (sda16) for it.
> Also note that the installer can correctly setup a GPT partition table for
> those of us with 3TB hard drives and UEFI instead of a BIOS.
> Most software, including the default fdisk/cfdisk found on most distros
> still can't do this.
>  Getting used to the software installer took me a little time just
>> because I wasn't used to it, but it seems to work well.
> Remember there are at least 3 ways to install programs:
> 1) At the terminal, example "apt-get install vim"
> 2) Using a GUI such as "synaptic" (the GUI that you would use in Debian)
> 3) Using a GUI such as "Ubuntu Software Center" (specific to Ubuntu)
>  I don't really care for the look and
>> feel of Gnome, but that is not a Ubuntu specific problem. I did load
>> some KDE packages, but in my opinion the KDE4 look is not as clean as
>> KDE3.
> Since you are a KDE user, you may prefer the Kubuntu variant (
> http://www.kubuntu.org/) of Ubuntu instead.  Might save you a little bit
> of configuring and package installing.
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