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Month: July 2017

Re: [trinity-users] trying to avoid rebuilding whole system

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:42:50 -0400
On Wednesday 26 July 2017 20:05:07 Felix Miata wrote:

> dep composed on 2017-07-26 19:47 (UTC-0400):
> > while i'm here -- there was talk that there was something wrong with
> > 16.04 and that 14.04 was preferable. as my current situation
> > demonstrates, i'm not a big fan of upgrading distributions, and
> > going only to 14.04 means i get to do this all over again in two
> > years. so -- have the issues with 16.04 been ironed out, or is it
> > still to be avoided?
> Are you sure the problem with 16.04 wasn't about KDE users upgrading
> from a mature KDE4 to a buggy Plasma 5 rather than 14.04LTS itself?
A MATURE kde4? Thats an oxymoron from where I sit, and fully explains why 
I've been running TDE for a couple years now.

> What does Ubuntu offer a TDE user over the Debian base on which Ubuntu
> is based anyway?
> Is going straight from 12.04 to 16.04 even supported? To keep trouble
> to a minimum or nil probably requires going to 14.04 first.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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