For those unaware, Ubuntu s 12.04 release defaults to 64-bit as its standard download and will only fit on a DVD:Message 1 of 48 , Nov 30, 2011View SourceFor those unaware, Ubuntu's 12.04 release defaults to 64-bit as its
standard download and will only fit on a DVD:
It also will *NOT* support any older CPUs:
and it'll be targeted to the 20-something thumb-sucking douchebags:
... OK. But case in point: in the past 24 hours there have only been 30 new postings to Usenet s alt.os.linix.ubuntu. Normally there would be that many inMessage 48 of 48 , Dec 2 8:27 PMView Source--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Scott <scottro@...> wrote:
>OK. But case in point: in the past 24 hours there have only been 30
> Well, when I think about it, though there might be abandonment of Ubuntu
> by the usenet folks, I'd be willing to wager that the usenet folks are
> a small majority of Ubuntu users--it's not really aimed at them, though
> I can think of a few Unix masters I know who switched to Ubuntu at one
> point or another, simply because it usually just worked.
> By "them", I mean that generally, usenet users, at least in the US, are
> the more experienced, and often the more or less hard core.
new postings to Usenet's alt.os.linix.ubuntu. Normally there would
be that many in just an hour or less and typically > 300 per day. I
don't see any decreases in any other linux and, in fact, many have an
upsurge in new postings. This is just an informal observation, but ..
> [...]But we'll never really know because there are no credible stats.
> I think that reports of Ubuntu's demise are greatly
We have choices and I'll just continue using what I have that works
and still keep an eye open for any good new stuff.