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Old 06-09-2008, 07:25 PM   #1
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What Version Of Ubuntu Is This & Is It A Stable Version?

I need to know which version of Ubuntu this is. I'm going to download Ubuntu from here: and I'll be downloading the Desktop Edition for the standard personal computer.

Also are there any problems with this version? And if there are, then what is a recommended version of Ubuntu that is not too outdated and is very stable.

Oh and I also heard something about burning the CD slowly. Will there be problems if I burn it quickly, or do I ALWAYS have to burn it slowly?
Old 06-09-2008, 07:44 PM   #2
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Ubuntu is an unstable distro, its a fact of life. If you burn it too fast then the cd might not work properly.
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If you read the page which you quoted, it gives you the choice of two versions. You get the version that you choose. It tell what version that is.

You get to choose between 64 bit and 32 bit versions. Unless you need to take advantage of over 2G of memory, there is probably no reason to choose the 64 bit version, but even if you choose the 64 bit version, you'll know that you have the 64 bit version.

You then get to choose a download location. You should be nice to the internet and choose one as local to you as is possible, but this doesn't make a difference to what you get, just how fast you get it.

So, assuming that you read the download page, I don't really feel that there should be a problem in knowing what you have got from the process.


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