too complicated

Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed Jan 7 21:52:46 UTC 2009

Remco wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 7:11 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at> wrote:
> > Well, it is not necessarily a question of attitude. If I want to give
> > advice about the graphical way I have to guess what the English
> > translation of menu entries, tab names, etc. might be because I use a
> > localized version. A CLI advice is always the same command
> > independant of the localization.
> This does not have to be a problem. If you want to give advise in
> English, you can create another user with System » Administration »
> Users and Groups, and switch to it temporarily using the User Switcher
> applet. While logging in you can choose the English language. After
> giving advise, you can switch back again.

Yes, I know about that possibility. I do use that approach sometimes if 
there is only a GUI way. But I really don't want to do that every time I 
can help because IMHO it is a real PITA. If it would be a requirement to 
only give advice the GUI way, I would certainly cease to help.


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