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Two Years Fly By: Ubuntu Precise Pangolin Pads Into Production

May 02, 2012, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

Ubuntu's six-month release cycle makes it a bit wearying to maintain the appropriate level of excitement. I use it as a reminder to clean my furnace filters. Anyway it's hard to have drama in a mature product. Improvements are incremental, the new has worn off, and there are a lot more excellent Linux distributions to choose from than when Ubuntu was the new kid. A lot of them are Ubuntu derivatives, and that is how it's supposed to work.

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