[ubuntu-us-ut] Airing of grievances (was Meerkat Ditching 'aptitude')
blendmaster1024 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 18:45:18 BST 2010
>I don't (didn't) mean to start a flame war here, just wanted to clear
>let everyone clear the air. I know we'll all find things that
>frustrate us about any distribution. Just feels good to let it out
I don't think anyone was flaming here ..
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Christer Edwards
<christer.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 1:00 PM, Mike Basinger <mike.basinger at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think it is fair to say maybe Ubuntu default install is best for the
> > new Linux user, and an more experience user will have the choice and
> > freedom to alter their Ubuntu by easily obtain packages in the repos.
> I feel like I should make it clear that, while I started this thread,
> I am not anti-Ubuntu. It is still the only (by a longshot!)
> distribution that I would suggest to any new user. I am simply getting
> frustrated as a power-user by the way it tries to be smarter than me.
> By that I mean it makes (reasonable) assumptions about things that
> save normal users from trouble. As a power user I often want to move
> outside of the box, and am limited in doing so.
> To be clear. Ubuntu is very clean, polished and user-friendly on the
> outside. It is stable. It is available and usable by "noobs". It is
> the only distribution I am confident in "selling" to family and
> friends--the only one I don't feel will cause me more headache in the
> long run.
> I don't (didn't) mean to start a flame war here, just wanted to clear
> let everyone clear the air. I know we'll all find things that
> frustrate us about any distribution. Just feels good to let it out
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