These are exactly the reasons why I don't recommend Ubuntu to new Linux users
Posted by: Anonymous
on June 28, 2008 10:38 PM
I usually recommend Mandriva, Though to be fair, the new PulseAudio in Mandriva 2008.1 is not without it's problems. On the other hand any problems associated with PulseAudio on Mandriva can be overcome from an easy to use GUI tool (in drakConf - Mandriva Linuc Control Centre), by simply disabling PulseAudio.
What I have never encountered on Mandriva, at lease no recently, not since Mandrake 9 - 10, are problems with Video detection. The other problems mentioned seem to be solved, in my experience.
The problem is Ubuntu over promises, and under delivers.