Problems with Updates

Derek Broughton news at
Tue Oct 28 23:30:47 UTC 2008

Mario Vukelic wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 16:52 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> But there's really no way to do that without disabling all security
>> updates first...
> update-manager lets you uncheck individual updates.
>> Heaven's it's easy enough to get X to break in normal usage.

Adding a second monitor seems to be a pretty good start, but any changes in
System Settings seem to require you to keep all fingers and toes crossed.

> Maybe I was just lucky, I don't know. They really, really shouldn't
> though, not a default config

With sound, it's the drivers.  For some hardware, sound just seems terribly
fragile.  No problems at all with my current HP, but on and off pretty well
every kernel upgrade with the previous two Dells.

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