Posted by: Anonymous
on June 27, 2008 10:18 PM
I just can't believe what I just read. You must be kidding. Ubuntu installation takes up to half an hour. It's very easy, sets up everything automatically. There are no graphics problems, sound problems, boot problems. Power management and hibernation work well. Haven't tried IPv6. E-mail migration also works nice, detects Windows and the used e-mail client (either outlook of thunderbird).
As for the documentation I agree, not much help really.
And lastly building from source... Dude, either install a source Linux distro (like Gentoo) and don't use the binary distributions if you want to build from source or install the necessary *-dev packages before attempting to build something yourself. Honestly: I never had any problems when compiling something under Ubuntu...
And no, I'm not an Ubuntu evangelist, I prefer Gentoo, to be honest. Gives you more control, but with a little tweaking you can archive the same results on Ubuntu. :)