Update manager and synaptic

George Farris farrisg at mala.bc.ca
Wed Mar 30 09:56:55 CST 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 23:46 +0100, Michael Vogt wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 11:53:44AM -0800, George Farris wrote:
> > I've introduced a couple of new users to Ubuntu (new Ubuntu users) and a
> > common complaint is the listing of repositories in synaptic and the
> > update manager.  Their compliant and I have to concur, is:
> Thanks for your problem report.
> If you later want to remove "universe", you need to click on the edit
> button and remove "universe" from the "component" list. The problme
> seems to be that a single source can have multiple components (like
> "main", "universe") and that removing components is something
> different than removing all the source.

Asking users to "edit" and remove "universe" is really not an option.
If universe shows up in the list then you select it and remove or un-
check the repository.  That is what 99% of users are going to try and it
won't work properly. 

George Farris   farrisg at mala.bc.ca
Malaspina University-College

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