[Novalug] kubuntu 9.04 video ooops
macoafi at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 12:54:12 EDT 2009
On Friday 24 April 2009 12:31:45 pm Meg Larko wrote:
> Greetings Mackenzie,
> On Apr 24, 2009, at 11:51 AM, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > On Friday 24 April 2009 11:38:39 am Meg Larko wrote:
> >> Hi there,
> >> As mentioned yesterday, I was using the Adept tool notification that
> >> there was a version upgrade from my then-current kubuntu 7.10 to
> >> 9.04.
> > Eek! You skipped 2 releases? That's um....highly *not*
> > recommended. The
> > update manager has a bunch of hints to make it smarter than apt-get
> > dist-
> > upgrade when it comes to dealing with funny situations; however, it
> > only has
> > them for one-release-at-a-time. It doesn't really know how to
> > handle odd
> > things that happen when you skip releases (except LTS --> LTS, like
> > for Dapper
> > -> Hardy).
> I never saw a KDE/kubuntu for 8.10. I have two Ubuntu 8.10 laptops
> and one Ubuntu 8.10 server but they are Gnome/Ubuntu. This "jump"
> between 7.10 and 9.04 was what he kubuntu Adept version upgrade query
> was seeing. I kept looking for an "8.10" release and never saw one
> via the Adept tool. So I'm not sure that I'm really "jumping" all
> that much.
Nor 8.04? They certainly existed. I have the ISOs to prove it. If you come
to the release party tonight at Taste of India, we'll have Kubuntu 9.04 CDs
In fact, I have a bunch of 8.04 Kubuntu and Ubuntu CDs here. Kubuntu's not an
LTS of that version, but if anyone wants an 8.04 LTS Ubuntu CD, I've still got
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