Just Upgraded my Primary Desktop to Ubuntu Precise

The upgrade went smoothly. After the final reboot, my system looked unchanged. It took a few minutes to find anything new. Here’s what I found at that point;

Some of my older games (Heroes 3 & 4) no longer worked. I’d been running them under Crossover Office 8.2. I downloaded the latest trial version and after some minor glitches, it installed. The games then worked fine so I paid the $39.99 upgrade price.

Then in Gnome Classic, I noticed that the top bar was missing from “Windows” programs running in Crossover or wine. That meant I couldn’t move them around, maximize or minimize them without using the dock icon. For now at least I’ve switched back to Unity.


Posted on June 28, 2012, in 12.04. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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