30 Days With Ubuntu

Conrad Knauer atheoi at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 19:32:22 GMT 2007

Yah, I e-mailed him about that one.  The other factual error I caught was
"Ubuntu-Desktop is a massive package which includes multiple programs."
Actually its a tiny package that directs Ubuntu to install other ones :)
What he did that made him think that was uninstall Firefox, which pulled out
a bunch of other stuff, *including* ubuntu-desktop.


On 3/7/07, Pete Ryland <pdr at pdr.cx> wrote:
> The article says: "With one click, it brought up the software updates
> application and installed them. It prompted me for the root password I
> had provided in order to make the changes (like Mac OSX) and
> automatically started installing all the updates."
> Why does everyone get this wrong?!  Perhaps we need to have better
> information about this in the installer.  (it's not the root password,
> it's one's own password that sudo asks for)
> Pete
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