[ubuntu-uk] Um, why am I blocked from #ubuntu-uk

scoundrel50a scoundrel50a at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 09:21:16 UTC 2011


On 24/07/11 10:17, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> scoundrel50a wrote:
>> Ah Well, you missed something, the url I got it from was and already
>> posted
>> http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.0-rc1-oneiric/
>> <http://kernel.ubuntu.com/%7Ekernel-ppa/mainline/v3.0-rc1-oneiric/>
>>
>> The title that comes on top of that page is
>>
>>    Index of /~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.0-rc1-oneiric
> That's not what you downloaded, though. The package files available are:
>
> linux-headers-3.0.0-0300rc1-generic_3.0.0-0300rc1.201105310830_amd64.deb
> linux-headers-3.0.0-0300rc1_3.0.0-0300rc1.201105310830_all.deb
> linux-image-3.0.0-0300rc1-generic_3.0.0-0300rc1.201105310830_amd64.deb
>
> All of which are explicitly 'linux headers' or 'linux image',
> version 3.0.0
>
> I think the problem here is that you were directed at a pretty
> anonymous index of a directory by someone who had assumed you knew more
> about this than you did.
>
>> Slightly different to what you posted...........where in any of that
>> does it say there its Linux based on/for oneiric. Only when you get
>> to choose the package is where it forgets to mention oneiric.......to
>> you that is accepted to me it is confusing.....
> It doesn't 'forget' to mention oneiric. The development of the 3.0.0
> kernel for Ubuntu is part of the Oneiric project, because Oneiric is
> the first Ubuntu version to use a 3.0 kernel.
>
> So the directory has 'Oneiric' in its name because it's part of the
> Oneiric 'project'. The packages themselves are not called 'oneiric' at
> all because they aren't oneiric. They just happen to be a package in
> Oneiric.
>


Thank you for the explanation, but that just means nothing, it probably 
only means something to you geeks....

but I will now remember, its burnt into my memory.......

John



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