Archive for April 28th, 2014

I have not written about Ubuntu in quite some time, mostly because there wasn’t much to write about. After all, I only use the machine occasionally, mostly to read the numbers from the Sunny Beam attached to our solar panels. The update to 13.10 did take two tries, but ran without further tinkering.

The Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus) - Photo from the Wikimedia Commons

The Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus)
[Photo from the Wikimedia Commons]

And now there is the latest LTS, the Trusty Tahr that again installed without a hitch – and so far it seems to be more stable than 13.10. They did not bother me too much, but 13.10 on the EeePC had two problems: the first was a tendency to ignore the keyboard for much longer than a fraction of a second, and the second was the tendency of the Software Updater to crash and require a second or third attempt before starting the updates. So far – but I’ll admit that a few days is too short to confirm it definitively – I haven’t seen those problems again. Thumbs up, Tahr!


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