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Re: Powerful Penguin is "Precise Pangolin"

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____/ Marti Van Lin on Friday 07 Oct 2011 12:11 : \____

> On 07-10-11 09:55, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ JeffM on Friday 07 Oct 2011 03:27 : \____
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> |Shuttleworth's inspiration came when he "recently
>>>> |spent a few hours tracking a pangolin through the Kalahari",
>>>> |and noted their precision and toughness.
>>> Alliteration is fun.
>>> A pangolin is an armor-plated bug eater (ants, specifically).
>>> Let's hope this release lives up to the name.
>> The latest Kubuntu LTS hardly has any bugs (that I can think of
>> right now). Some applications might. For instance, there are pages
>> that can crash Konqueror.
> The 10.04 release (non LTS) is very stable too. The only program which
> really sucks in this version is Choqok (Twitter client). I contributed a
> bug-report months ago and the KDE/Choqok devs reported that the bug was
> already solved in a new version. Reported the issue to Kubuntu, which
> seem to simply *IGNORE* the matter.
> In *my* case, if Choqok has 200+ messages waiting it goes "tits up" (In
> Hadronic (Quackery) Language).
> Alternativly I installed "Qwit", which is not as nice as Choqok, but it
> does the job.
> Over all, Kubuntu 11.04 is a very stable and reliable release.
> On the other hand I am using Oneiric on another machine (since Alpha 1)
> and Unity plus Unity 2D where quite improved. Unfortunately on the other
> hand, the "Settings Manager" has been slightly dumbed down.
> Many "customation" settings have been removed. Seasoned GNU/Linux users
> will run away screaming in disgust!
> Fortunately there's still Kubuntu (phew) ;-)
> [sigsnip]

Choqok is not an official KDE application. I too have had some stability problems
with it and I found workarounds. It's a known issue.

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