[ubuntu-uk] comprehensively messed up by updates

Sean Miller sean at seanmiller.net
Mon Mar 9 12:33:41 GMT 2009


On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Michael G Fletcher
<michael at ilovemylinux.com> wrote:
> Great!  I think it explains where some of the frustration was creeping
> into the list from :-)  Something we need to work on, making sure that
> advise is targeted with the correct background information.  What many
> saw as simple is not actually totally intuitive to somebody completely
> new to Ubuntu/Linux.

I am quite prepared to admit that this was the situation in my case...
I didn't spot the "Microsoft-thinking" at all (ie. that the vendors
had supplied software as well as the OS) but the minute that you
pointed it out Rowan's message about kernel etc. made perfect sense.

I've been using Linux for too long, I think.  But very good advice!

Sean



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