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With my iMac, I like to do lots of things at the same time, for example, browsing the web in Chrome while making a 3D rendering with Blender; or developing in Python using Quickly while listening to music in Banshee. I already use 12.10, but my computer is very dirty of unnecesary data, and I want to remove my OS X Lion's partition.

So, as developer I need stable software AND latest features, but as a common user I browse the web and play multimedia content... So, should I use 12.10, or instead 12.04 with a VM inside?

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closed as not constructive by fossfreedom Nov 6 '12 at 21:21

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Closed?! OK, I'll have to think about it myself... :/ – espectalll123 Nov 6 '12 at 21:22

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I think you should use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS because of LTS. Long Term Support it will be stable and have up to date components if you will be updating it.

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I only have one question: do you know if 12.04.2 is going to have some of 12.10's features? – espectalll123 Nov 6 '12 at 21:20
12.04 will not be getting new features from 12.10, generally, no. It's stable and not meant to change. – dobey Nov 6 '12 at 21:41

I don't see any reason why you shouldn't use 12.10 if it is already working fine for you. The only reasons you should use 12.04 instead is if it has better hardware support for your computer, or if you want the long term support.

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Ubuntu 12.04 was a bit faster than 12.10 on my iMac. I also have less performance with big apps such Blender. And I hate some noisy bugs such this:… – espectalll123 Nov 6 '12 at 21:18
Anyway, I'd like to have features such web apps, or the amazing things that are coming to 13.04... – espectalll123 Nov 6 '12 at 21:19

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