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Re: Ubuntu 12.04 as a LilyDev

From: Janek Warchoł
Subject: Re: Ubuntu 12.04 as a LilyDev
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 20:46:30 +0100

On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 8:25 PM, James <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've just been seeing if Ubuntu 12.04 is going to cause any
> significant problems for the next major LilyDev upgrade.
> [...]
> make and make doc work fine (well make doc completes with no errors I
> haven't actually looked through all the PDFs but the LM looked fine on
> a quick skim).
> I'm not going to comment on the Unity interface as I know that is a
> sore topic for some users, but apart from figuring out how to get an
> xterm (alt-f2 then type xterm!) it was pretty pain free. It's
> certainly a smoother experience than 10.04 (if one cares about that
> subtlety) even in a VM.
> Compilation times are no quicker/slower it seems, although I haven't
> 'watched' a make doc for a few months now (I just kick off the command
> and go and have a life, it's all done when I get back) so I thought it
> had 'hung' as I am conditioned with my few years of making doc of a
> constant stream 'matrix like' of screenout put. But this stuttered and
> stopped so much I really thought something was wrong, Then I
> realised...
> Well 'squashed' Mr Phil! :)
> Anyway, hope this was useful or interesting at the very least.

It was!  Maybe LilyDev 2.0 should be Ubuntu 12.04.
The only thing that concerns me is xterm.  Do i understand correctly
that it's the only available terminal?  The default one in current
LilyDev is much better, has tabs and all eye-candy a terminal can


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