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Negative Ubuntu review

Stating that “I can't see how Ubuntu Linux 6.06 is ready for anything except perhaps a patch release.”, Jem Matzan reviews 6.06.
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After spending three days with Ubuntu Linux 6.06, and recognizing that a large percentage of first-time GNU/Linux users are trying out Ubuntu before other distros, I understand why many people think that GNU/Linux can be difficult to install, configure, use, and in general be “not ready for the desktop.” Ubuntu Linux 6.06 is a step below Fedora Core in terms of usability, quality, and ease of use, but it's far below any modern commercial desktop GNU/Linux distribution like Xandros Desktop 4.0, SUSE Linux 10.1, or even Mandriva 2006 PowerPack Edition.

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