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Old 04-28-2011, 03:39 PM   #1
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Default Where are my linux guys at?

Just upgraded both work machines to Ubuntu 11.04 and must admit its going to take some getting used to. I like the fact they are working towards better utilization of screen real-estate but it took me a few minutes to figure out how to get Mozilla to the other monitor. Not sure if its a bug or if It'* just me.

Who else is brave enough to try it out?
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Don't look at me. I'm sitting here comfy on XP and going to keep it till they won't service it anymore... Other than underwear, I don't like "Change".
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I've been running it all day. I'm definitely going to have to get used to Unity, but I'm liking it for the most part. It will help when the next version of Ubuntu Tweak is released. I always use that to get everything just how I want it, and the next release is geared mostly towards tweaking unity.

My girlfriend still prefers the classic desktop so I showed her how to select it at the login screen.
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I don't really touch Linux too much these days, but I hear what Ubuntu did was a huge step in some direction. Probably worth a look.
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I used Ubuntu awhile ago for few months and honestly I couldn't get used to it
I'm a big fan of windows xp, now I'm using windows 7 ultimate and I love it!!!!
Vista was a mistake, reminds me of windows ME
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I have a mac now, and used Ubuntu a bit, but I really liked SUSE linux. It seemed to be the closest to windows out of most distros I tried.
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Sorry I'm late. I haven't DL'd it yet but I will tonight. So does it have Gnome3 on it then?
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Wow, this new Unity interface is a trip.
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Yea, I think unity will be great once they refine it. Right now running multiples of the same program is clunky at best. Also, my broadcom wireless driver got broke . . = (

Been dealing with hassles getting multi monitors to switch appropriatly as well. Disconnect the second monitor and reboot and the screen becomes unusable. Probably something to do with the nvidia x server.
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Go to 59 minutes on this podcast and they talk about it.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/linuxoutla...outlaws203.mp3

Well, he'* talking about gnome3, I don't know if unity is the same.
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