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Re: image changes in ubuntu quantal (12.10)


It's a joke ?

Did Canonical develop Unity 2D to have (a poor/old/ugly) LXDE as
default 2D desktop ??

Really a bad move, should be reverted.

Best regards


On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Oliver Grawert <ogra@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> hi,
> as some might have noticed, ubuntu dropped the support for 2D desktops
> from its default images, hardware needs to either be capable to do
> GL/GLES out of the box or needs to be able to run llvmpipe as a fallback
> mechanism ...
> llvmpipe does not run on arm and the nvidia-tegra situation isnt golden
> either, so a change for the ac100 images was required as we cant run the
> default ubuntu images anymore ...
> so i made a decision and switched the images from ubuntu-desktop to
> lubuntu-desktop on last thursday for quantal under the assumption that
> the smallest and lightest image in the ubuntu family will give us the
> best end user results on the ac100 ...
> with this change we now have a new download location at [1]. the set of
> shipped default applications as well as the image size differ massively
>  from former releases and you might be pleased to hear that the new
> download is only ~400M big :)
> please help testing the images if you consider a new installation on
> your ac100 anyway :) we specifically need testing help around milestone
> releases [2]
> ciao
>         oli
> [1] http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/daily-preinstalled/current/
> [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseSchedule
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