Ubuntu 11.04 first impressions

neocybeneocybe Member Posts: 79 ■■□□□□□□□□
Being an open source fanboy since RH 6.0 I thought I'd share my 2 cents.

I like the new side bar, removal of the panel menus (apps, places, etc) and the new consolidated control center. but the new style scroll bar functions seem kinda silly.

wireless didn't work out of the box on my ancient Inspiron 1501 but some tinkering fixed it quickly enough.

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  • demonfurbiedemonfurbie Member Posts: 1,819
    I dont like the gui

    I prefer mint
    wgu undergrad: done ... woot!!
    WGU MS IT Management: done ... double woot :cheers:
  • alan2308alan2308 CISSP, MCSA 2008, MCSA 2012, CCNA R&S, CCNA Security Ann Arbor, MIMember Posts: 1,854 ■■■■■■■■□□
    neocybe wrote: »
    Being an open source fanboy since RH 6.0 I thought I'd share my 2 cents.

    Nice to see a fellow veteran fanboy. I've been in the game since RedHat 7.1 and have been through more Linux and BSD distros than I could ever remember.

    I just finished downloading the ISO and I'll be installing it in a VM in the very near future. After seeing some screenshots and videos, I don't expect to like it. But we'll see, there was once a time when I thought I'd never want to use anything beyond WindowMaker.
  • nicklauscombsnicklauscombs Member Posts: 885
    the gui is a turnoff on first impression but i plan on playing around with it this weekend to get a better idea.
    WIP: IPS exam
  • Daniel333Daniel333 Member Posts: 2,077 ■■■■■■□□□□
    Just installed it, where did my Wobbly windows go? Mmmm Not sure I like this left side bar thing. Kinda messy. Always like Gnome since it was clean.
    -Daniel
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