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A simple question that should yield a simple answer. All I am wanting to know is what significant differences there are.

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  • Two years appart, newer software. wiki.ubuntu.com/PrecisePangolin/ReleaseNotes wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes
    – xangua
    May 12, 2014 at 19:44
  • We don't do well in the "X vs. Y" format. Our format does well if you have a concrete problem you need solved, not so much if you just want a list of things.
    – Braiam
    May 12, 2014 at 19:59
  • 14.04 ships with all the stable improvements that were made to Ubuntu since 12.04 was released and 14.04's life cycle is longer than that of 12.04.
    – ever99
    May 12, 2014 at 20:05

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For the "general" desktop experience - not a lot.

It runs faster, adds new software, needs a 3D card for Unity rather than giving a choice between 2D and 3D Unity. That's about it.

14.04 isn't delivering huge changes, but it is running better than 12.04 IMO.

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