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Elementary OS beta reviewed

So as how I have reviewed Elementary OS before, I had some idea as of what I was heading in to.  However, to do the tl;dr for those that have a ten second attention span, here is the end result: It is nice, but still buggy.  Use if you want the latest, however, I would advise against it.  I found the desktop slow, and a but unresponsive at times.  Getting the LightDM to work correctly was horrible, every other login was just a black screen, I had to manually restart lightdm from virtual terminal way to many times.

However, if you DO want to try the packages, and hopefully get a better experience that what I did, keep reading below.

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XFCE4.10 Official PPA for Ubuntu 12.04

 So XFCE4.10 has an Official Xubuntu PPA now!  That means that we can now use the Official PPA stable instead of the previously mentioned XFCE4.10-pre release

Here is how you can do it…

 

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Install XFCE 4.10(pre) in Ubuntu 12.04

So while XFCE 4.10 has been out for a  few days, no OFFICIAL PPA has shown up, but you can get XFCE 4.10 (pre-release) installed on your  *buntu system.   I will go ahead and mention that this PPA  will eventually be outdated, once the Official PPA gets made, but until then, lets use what we can. after all, when the Official PPA is available, upgrading will be a snap!

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Convert Ubuntu 12.04 to elementaryOS Luna

So while Dan Rabbit’s elementaryOS is still considered a “work in progress”, you can, however, with the help of Ubuntu 12.04 set up the needed PPA’s and get yourself this new Desktop Environment and play with it.  It should be noted that “luna” is considered “unstable”, but I will be honest with you, I have not really had any issues with it what so ever, or at least nothing that a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade could not fix.

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