Friday, January 16, 2009

moved to ubuntu 8.10

After almost 10 years of using only Debian/Unstable, yesterday I have converted my last laptop still running Debian to Ubuntu 8.10.

Now I have 2 laptops and 2 PCs and keeping them updated was becoming a chore.

Ubuntu looks acceptable and even though I will not have the cutting edge any more, having a stable distro that is not older than 6 months at any time outweights this.

In addition, in the past couple of months I've discovered that I have to compile by hand, from sources, some of the libs I use, even on Debian/Unstable. The same as on Ubuntu.

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