A few final thoughts on the K/Ubuntu Biannual Forced Death March

Mind you, in the two main installments of the BFDM, I found myself shocked to actually be saying things that were (begrudgingly) “nice” about these two flavors of Linux. Unfortunately at the moment these are fresh installs with minimal updates to either. In the past, I have had other installs that started out pretty good (hell I had one install of Kubuntu that stayed trouble free for the whole six months… too bad I updated!), but at some point I know deep in my bones one–or most likely both–are gonna crap themselves and become useless no-booting bits of code. Read more of this post


12.04 Ubuntu Biannual Forced Death March Report


Since we now have “new” versions of Ubuntu and its kissing cousin/brother/sister Kubuntu, I decided to take the 6 month plunge into icy waters and see how they are coming along. Sadly, things are still pretty much what they have been for the last few years… a train wreck. Nowhere is this more evident than Ubuntu’s Unity “interface”. Read more of this post