You lost a new Ubuntu user

Martin Meredith mez at
Fri Dec 26 13:40:29 UTC 2008

On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 08:55:42AM +0100, Milosz Derezynski wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 8:43 AM, nergar <nergar at> wrote:
> > YES, we should disable OS updates by default for "n00bs" just because a
> > paranoid user made a comment. Very intelligent.
> >
> Now you're being paranoid.
> No one said something about disabling it by default, it's merely about
> bringing it
> to the user's attention that it will happen, and, since it's useful in some
> cases (because
> of internet traffic limitations), and prudent in others (because people are
> wary of installers
> doing any kind of connection attempt), also give the option to disable it.
> Like I said, a formality, nothing to deep.
> I think it became more than clear in the course
> of this thread that the majority of people are *FOR* such a change.

How can you speak for the majority of people? only a small subsection of users are available on this list
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