Perhaps the Ubuntu team rushed their release to get it out before Windows 7, but this one doesn't quite seem up to their usual standards. I'm still a fan, but I'll wait a month before I upgrade.
Ubuntu 9.10 is causing outrage and frustration, with early adopters wishing they'd stuck with previous versions of the Linux distro.
Blank and flickering screens, failure to recognize hard drives, defaulting to the old 2.6.28 Linux kernel, and failure to get encryption running are taking their toll, as early adopters turn to the web for answers and log fresh bug reports in Ubuntu forums.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Hold off upgrading to Ubuntu 9.1
Both my regular readers know that I'm an Ubuntu Linux fan. But it seems that the new release has some rough edges: