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Old 23rd March 2009
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I see that a recent snapshot of 8-current has been released. Is 8-current stable enough to use as a desktop system?
Pros/cons etc?
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If you want something STABLE enough for a desktop system, you should use the leading stable branch instead of release or current :-P

I can't speak on the stablity of 8 current atm like some can, but I know there is nothing that says it will remain stable at any given moment.
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It's more stable than other operating systems releases ;-) Sometimes you cannot build world, sometimes a new functionaility will eat your data ... usually it's in a rather usable state some months before the release. But you have to follow current ml and you should know how to debug and to file a pr.
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I used it for a while on my T61 because onloy CURRENT supports the intel 4695 wireless NIC.
Didn't experience any problems, everything seemed pretty stable.

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