[clug] Ubuntu 7.04

Mike J astro_mikel at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 21 09:29:30 GMT 2007

I think its awesome i only just installed it.

IBM r50e, pcmcia (usually unsupported) wireless nic. Everything worked 
straight away, the setup was simple.




>From: "Tarrant" <tarrant at aeria-design.com>
>To: <linux at lists.samba.org>
>Subject: [clug] Ubuntu 7.04
>Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 15:13:02 +1000
>I downloaded the iso the other day too, also did a dist-upgrade from edgy 
>my laptop. Seamless to just change repositories. Was about a 900mb download
>from my iiNet mirror. A noticeable performance boost in beryl after the
>upgrade as well, it's got a Radeon 9600 mobility in it so it's not 'bad' 
>it's a Radeon so it's out-of-the-box crappy. Yeah i haven't noticed too 
>else that's different.
>Still looks all the same, same brown - or is that 'cause i did an upgrade
>the themes haven't changed in default?
>Installing it on a mates machine later today dual-boot win/linux. More
>powerful machine, will see how it runs there too
>- Tarrant
>-----Original Message-----
>From: linux-bounces+tarrant=aeria-design.com at lists.samba.org
>[mailto:linux-bounces+tarrant=aeria-design.com at lists.samba.org] On Behalf 
>Steven Hanley
>Sent: Friday, 20 April 2007 7:02 PM
>To: Canberra Linux User Group
>Subject: Re: [clug] Ubuntu 7.04
>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 
> >    * 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 
>for example (all the older releases are also mirrored).
>ftp and rsync are also available.
>	See You
>	    Steve
>Steven Hanley sjh at svana.org http://svana.org/sjh/diary
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