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Oliver Grawert ogra at
Mon Jan 7 11:45:49 UTC 2013

Am Montag, den 07.01.2013, 11:19 +0000 schrieb Colin Watson:
> On Fri, Jan 04, 2013 at 10:54:10PM +0500, Saqlain Abbas wrote:
> > Alexander, once again thank you! You guided me to a new world :-), i
> > download grub source code and update-grub command script tells whole story
> > ;)
> > 
> > # Title
> > title=$(lsb_release --short --description 2>/dev/null) || title="Ubuntu"
> Well, no, it doesn't tell the whole story regarding your question.  That
> command says "use what lsb_release --short --description says, and if it
> returns an error then fall back to Ubuntu".  It does not explain why
> you're getting "Ubuntu" after configuring lsb_release to say something
> else.
> I suppose it's possible that you could have misconfigured
> /etc/lsb-release such that the lsb_release command fails with an error.

ubuntu-core does not ship the lsb-release package by default (thus the
lsb_release command is not available unless the lsb-release package gets
installed ...)

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