[clug] Ubuntu 7.04

Steven Hanley sjh at svana.org
Fri Apr 20 09:02:25 GMT 2007

On Fri, Apr 20, 2007 at 06:56:47PM +1000, Peter Anderson wrote:
> Colleagues,
> Just a very quick update. I downloaded Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) last 
> night and installed it today on my test PC. Wow! This is really very 
> nice. While its a little early for a thorough review, it just seems to 
> look and work very well. Two quick praise points:
>    * My test machine is a five year old Toshiba laptop and this is the
>      best graphics performance "out of the box" of any distribution I
>      have tried on this machine before. So far without any adjustment
>      fonts and lines are very sharp - dare I say, as good as Windows XP!!!
>    * The "Add/Remove" menu function has a huge number of applications -
>      many more than previously. It includes JRE 6, Amaya, FileZilla,
>      and many more.
> I am, so far, very impressed with Feisty.
> This install was written over another very interesting install. I had 
> PC-BSD previously installed. Now that is also a very interesting OS. 
> While the software repository is not that large, installing software is 
> easier than any other OS. However, the lack of software and difficulty 
> with some hardware make it (a very interesting) work in progress.

And just to mention, the Linux Australia Mirror has a full copy of the ISO
images for Ubuntu 7.04 and Kubuntu 7.04 at

Also there is a full ubuntu mirror available there now also point apt at

http://mirror.linux.org.au/ubuntu feisty main universe multiverse restricted

for example (all the older releases are also mirrored).

ftp and rsync are also available.

	See You

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