Hmmm my install seems to have shit the bed. Updates are failing with “error code (1)” on the linux-firmware package.
Might just leave it to limp along until the 22nd and flip to Ubuntu 20.10.
To be fair, it’s been the same install for like 3 years. So that’s not too bad. I’m thinking it time to just flip back to mainline Ubuntu and stay there though.
@kev my :popos: install did the same thing to me (maybe a year ago?). So I'm on vanilla Debian now.
@screenbeard hmmm interesting.
@kev Did you try any of the following
@Citizenzibb yup. I actually used that exact post when troubleshooting the issue originally.
@kev if you're looking for something different than Ubuntu:
take a look at Debian for something really stable that runs Gnome. the software is couple of versions behind (you can always use flatpak for specific things you need latest version of) but nothing ever changes or breaks between releases.
if you want something very up to date but relatively unbreakable, try Fedora. version 33 with latest gnome coming up in a week or two but beta is out already
Well, that's Debian's stable branch as mentioned before.
Ubuntu started as one of Debian's spin-offs, based on its testing, unstable and even experimental branches. So, yes the daughter IS different than the mother. Because Ubuntu just has no stable branch.
But it has scheduled release dates, whereas Debian testing turns to stable no sooner than testing was successful.
I wouldn't claim that Debian is 100% error-free, but it's definitely different.
How's about an alias? So that your muscles don't get confused 😜
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