Ubuntu initial installer reactions

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Mon Sep 20 22:32:44 UTC 2004

On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 11:51:30AM -0400, David Morgan wrote:
> 1) In / there is a file dead.letter.  It contains some instructions
> about dealing with USB keyboards, udev, etc.  I can only view this
> file using sudo as it is not readable by non-root.  Not sure if this
> file is necessary.

That's a bug (I'm not sure if it's been filed). There's a workaround in
base-installer in Debian which is on my to-do list to pull in before
final release, although the real fix is to stop the various packages in
question from trying to display these debconf notes.


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at canonical.com]

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