On 03 June 2012 PM 8:45:59 Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> On the other hand Ubuntu recently switched their Window manager, and I
> hated it on their early versions. They also offered gnome3, and it just
> wasn't working. So I dare not go beyond Ubuntu 10.04, and I fear the
> day 10.04 becomes EOL.
while Ubuntu is certified to run on my laptop, it doesn't do so. So, I installed Fedora and it works.
This might be an escape route for you if things go real bad.