Author Archives: Jeff Waugh
A quick word of caution from your bleeding edge guardian angel, @ubuntustatus: “WARNING: amd64 users on Maverick (10.10) should not upgrade now. We are seeing initramfs errors, which lead to broken boots.”
Now that all of the drivers have landed, Xorg 1.8 is fully baked and ready for safe upgrade in Maverick (that is, without losing any meta packages or other drivers along the way). Enjoy!
Consider yourself doubly-warned — xorg-server 1.8 has been uploaded to Maverick. It just completed the build and publish process for i386 and armel as of this post, so expect to see it land on your crash-test-dummy machine very soon. Fingers crossed … Continue reading
Maverick Alpha 1 ships today with a sprinkle of show tune theatricality: “When he was a young warthog He found his aroma lacked a certain appeal He could clear the savannah after every meal … Hakuna! It means no worries … Continue reading
Oh well, that didn’t last long. The clever bash-completion hack I mentioned in the last update was reverted, and is unlikely to return (based on developer sentiment for the feature). So if you’re seeing a bash-completion related error when starting a … Continue reading
Ubuntu CTO Matt Zimmerman just blogged a collection of links to Maverick development plans, from the Desktop, Server, Foundations and Kernel teams.