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Thread: Ubuntu 9.04 Will NOT Ship With The Linux 2.6.29 Kernel

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffro-tull View Post
    I never thought Ubuntu prided itself on being a bleeding edge distribution. So, what's the problem? They've got the stable 2.6.28, and they've got... 2 months to fix whatever bugs need to be fixed. Good call on their part.
    They shipped an unreleased version of Firefox in an LTS release and I think everyone that struggled with PulseAudio would disagree with that statement. However, they haven't forgotten they run servers too so I expected them to be reasonably conservative with choice of kernel. I look forward to it anyway, skipped 8.10 and will go from 8.04 to 9.04

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    If you need or want/like a blending edge distribution with the latest Kernel, Xorg, DE or WM, you can use a rolling release distro.

    There are some of those, my favorite is Arch Linux. You have only to install the OS once and update. You don't have to wait 6 or 8 months to have the latest upstream stable software.

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