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Is there a place where I could check what are the differences between kernel in version 10.04 and 10.10 ? The reason is that from time to time I have total system freezes with 10.10 on Dell Inspiron 1501 which was no the case on 10.04.

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As the first question states, there's been a lot of changes, any of which that maybe the cause of your problems. I suggest you change your question ask for help in debugging this matter. Or you may simply degrade to 10.04 as it is an LTS release after all. – Oxwivi Feb 19 '11 at 0:29
You can see the change log between the default kernel versions – user Apr 18 '11 at 7:11
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Ubuntu 10.04 used Kernel version 2.6.32 with the DRM from 2.6.33[src]. Ubuntu 10.10 used 2.6.35.

The change logs are at, but they are big. The changes in .35 are in this 6.3MB text file. You may be better off searching Bugs in Ubuntu to find more about your particular problem. There are 34 results for "Inspiron 1501".

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I checked bugs reported in a launchpad and it seems that there exist bug entry quite similar to my problem : – tommyk Feb 19 '11 at 10:16
@tommyk You can Subscribe to the bug in launchpad , to keep up with its status, if you want. Make sure to click "Does this bug affect you?" in the top left. – Stefano Palazzo Feb 19 '11 at 12:42

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