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Intrepid Ibex Beta

As anyone here tried the new Intrepid Ibex beta (Ubuntu 8.10)?

What did you think of it? Is it a great improve from hardy (Ubuntu 8.04)?

Please share your thoughts,
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If you are using a laptop, yes, it is better. Mainly due to some more driver support for wireless and bluetooth. I do not think there is any performance increase, just more hardware compatibility.

I use ubuntu 8.04 Hardy on a PC, there would be no need for me to upgrade at this time.

G'luck

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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Type (or copy) this in to your command line -
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Hi, ok first did you install the server version or the desktop version??? i suggest that you you go to http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/upgrading and follow the step from the version of Ubuntu you have. If you cannot log in the i suggest that you reinstall Ubuntu from the cd you have , now if you prefer you can order a free cd from from ubuntu and you will have the latest intrepid 8.10.
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U don;t have to upgrade !
But if u do is very easy... when the new version is released the updater will ask u if u want to install the new version and will do all the job for u ....

Ubuntu 8.04 is a LTS version (long time support) so as a beginner i recomand u to keep this version becouse all possible problems will be fixed faster and u wont have to bother with them ...

Anyway is best to get info from u;re local/national ubuntu forum ...

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