online article: "Dapper Drake verdict: It sucks"

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Jun 14 00:59:51 BST 2006

On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 08:28:19AM -0700, Daniel Robitaille wrote:
> a negative review of Dapper in
> Reading between the lines  it seems one of their problem was a missing
> ubuntu-desktop before attempting the Breezy==>Dapper dist upgrade
> which led to a whole list of missing applications after the upgrade
> (including OOo)

Interestingly enough, since it is known that ubuntu-desktop can be
inadvertently uninstalled, the upgrade tool actually uses some logic to
notice that it is missing and put it back.

So it would appear that he did the upgrade by hand rather than following the
instructions, without paying close attention to what was happening.

 - mdz

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