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Karmic Koala: The best Ubuntu Linux ever?

Oct 07, 2009, 12:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"On both systems, I was very impressed by installation program. Not only did it look great, it automatically detected and set-up all the hardware. Linux distributions, in general, have gotten much better with this kind of thing, but Ubuntu 9.10 not only worked great at taking a PC from a lifeless pile of chips to a living and useful PC, it looked great doing so.

"It was also fast. How fast? On both my systems, I went from the hard-drive starting it spin to the desktop working in less than 20-seconds. And, this let me remind you, is beta software running on a virtual system and a not especially fast PC."

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