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I Love Ubuntu

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I am curious by nature, and I’m always looking to see whether there’s something better over the horizon. I installed Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron the day after it was released, and I was impressed. But I knew there were other fine Linux distros out there, like Fedora 9, OpenSUSE, Arch, and others.
Recently I’ve tried a few of these on my laptop, but I invariably return to Ubuntu Hardy Heron.

Why? Here:

1. It just works. You put the CD in, run the installer, and, after answering a few questions, you get a nice, working Linux system that supports your hardware and is ready to go. No extra configuration, no tweaking of the UI (do you hear me, Foresight?), the drivers are loaded, and everything’s happy.

2. The default install is excellent.

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"but I invariably return to

"but I invariably return to Ubuntu Hardy Heron. Why?"

Because you are a lemming. It's plain to see that Mandriva has the best desktop distro right now with OpenSuse nipping away close at the heels.

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Beginning to not like Ubuntu

calliopesounds.blogspot: I am beginning to not like the Ubuntu Linux distribution. I needed Ruby and Ruby on Rails the other day and it required many more packages than, for example, Red Hat or plain Debian required. I needed the packages:

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