Some critics about Ubuntu

Scott James Remnant scott at
Mon Nov 29 09:36:01 CST 2004

On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 10:21 -0500, spb wrote:

> Maybe at the end of the installation, when the announcement that
> base_config can be rerun is printed, it should also be printed, "Use
> the command 'dpkg -l' to browse the installed packages."  
If you care enough to want to know what packages are installed, you
probably know how to do it -- or how to find out.

A broad selection of users don't understand what a package is, so that
message would be confusing.

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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