Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) – Mixed Impressions

“This time, the buildup to the release of Karmic has been pretty
significant, fueled to some extent by comparisons with Win7. But
now that the release is available, suddenly there is are some

“As I have said previously, one of the biggest changes in Ubuntu
is the switch to GRUB 2, at least for new/clean installations. I
don’t do upgrades on this kind of software, so I have no direct
experience with that, but if I understand correctly, installing
Karmic as an upgrade to an existing pre-Karmic Ubuntu release will
leave Legacy GRUB intact. What I would say is, if you have never
done anything or changed anything with GRUB or its configuration
files, you’re likely to be ok either way.”

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