Update manager mandating rebooting

yannubuntu at gmail.com yannubuntu at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 11:58:45 UTC 2012

2012/10/31 Daniel J Blueman <daniel at quora.org>:
> I'd love to hear what other users and developers think about this:
> The refreshed update manager (almost) always displays "The computer needs to
> restart to finish installing updates", with a default button "Restart"
> highlighted. Not only that, the window close button is not present.
> This is *exactly* the backward logic that I distance myself from windows
> for. Before I'm told that it's needed to protect the user, security etc,
> this was for a bug-fix to a library.
> Just put a warning sign by the clock reminding the user to reboot and give
> them a choice. The OS experience is about the computer being a tool for the
> user, not imposing such ridiculous constraints.
> Don't get me wrong; I love developing on Ubuntu and Linux and use it
> exclusively in my professional and personal life. Now, I'd love to hear why
> this (IMHO regression) made sense..
> --
> Daniel J Blueman

I haven't seen this problem, but if it exists, i agree with you.

Please also create a bug report and give its link.


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