Ubuntu 11.04: To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade?

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It's been just a few hours since the release of Ubuntu 11.04 'Natty Narwhal', and the buzz about it just won't die down. Even though it brings along a slew of new features and changes, the reactions have been somewhat mixed. There are a lot of users who'll switch to Natty, but there are some who absolutely won't. Here are some reasons why upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 is a good idea, and sometimes, a bad one too.

6 Reasons To Upgrade to Ubuntu 11.04:

1. Finally something shinier

For those tired with the plain and simple look of GNOME, Unity comes as a welcome change. The shell-based interface leverages the power of Compiz window manager to provide glossy menus and transparencies. The transparency of the top panel can also be tweaked, making the desktop look even more polished.

2. A Power User's dream

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5 Reasons NOT to Upgrade to Ubuntu 11.04:

1. My graphic card drivers sucks!

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Also: General User Advice: Don’t Upgrade Without Help