You lost a new Ubuntu user

Manish Sinha at
Fri Dec 26 07:24:01 UTC 2008

Chris wrote:
> When Ubuntu first starts up, a GNOME notification pop up that you are 
> connected to the Internet, so you should assume that there's going to 
> be downloading involved.
How can one assume that connecting to the internet implicitly means 
*downloading involved* ? When one has an installer CD, then by default 
one thinks that most of the packages will be in the CD.
Is internet connection meant only for downloading packages? Then how can 
we assume the above?

Manish Sinha

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