ubuntu

i’ve continued my forays [1] [2] into the world of Linux distributions and have now tried Ubuntu.

Install works fine. After I figured out that I needed to enter vga=771 to start setup i encountered no further problems. Very straightforward.

linux vga=771

It’s based on Debian Sarge.

Ok, the next thing to do is upgrade to the new WP 1.5… but i’ll leave that for another geek day. The reviews sound very positive.

[update, Feb 21]
I’ve updated my blog to WP 1.5.
and…

found a review of Ubuntu at Pro-Linux:

World Domination aus Süd-Afrika
(in German)
(why do I always find this kind of stuff afterwards?!)

[update, Feb 26]
And another useful link:
Unofficial Ubuntu Guide

[update, March 01]
Ubuntu at Cebit 2005 – Get a free CD at Hall 6 Stand J44.

[update, April 10]
Hoary Upgrade Notes

Upgrade von Warty auf Hoary

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Nchenga-nchenga is my nickname. Chiperoni.ch is my online playground, scrap book, and on-going collection of bookmarks and interesting quotes. Chiperoni is a Malawian term for cold, grey, rainy weather. I am a bridge blogger somewhere between Basel and Blantyre. The opinions and comments expressed here are my own personal opinions and do not represent my employer's view in anyway. So far, this blog is free of advertising or paid articles or similar.

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