distrowatch comment: "Ubuntu Breezy Badger - is it too dumbed down? "

Rohan Dhruva rohandhruva at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 05:57:36 GMT 2005

I personally feel that the user must do some research before writing such
articles. The fact that he uses GCC means that he is atleast an average
user, who surely can search a bit and find the right package for himself.

I have made my thoughts really clear, as shown by Comment # 10 on that page


On 12/20/05, Daniel Robitaille <robitaille at gmail.com> wrote:
> An article title very much in line with the numerious email threads
> around our mailing lists in the last few days:
> http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20051219#2
> Of course, for his specific problem, I'm not clear why on his breezy
> box "apt-get install gcc" didn't work; thus he didn't ended up with a
> working version of gcc.  My only guess is that he tried "apt-get
> install gcc-3.4", and that's why he ended up with a gcc3.4 executable,
> which doesn't have a /usr/bin/gcc link pointing to since the default c
> compiler for Breezy is gcc4.
> Of course "apt-get install build-essential" is the ultimate answer to
> all this, but that specific piece of information is not so easy to
> find out when you are a new Ubuntu user.
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Rohan Dhruva
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