Troubleshoot Installation

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Sat Jan 3 17:13:14 UTC 2009

On Fri, 02 Jan 2009 19:45:52 -0400
Derek Broughton <derek at> wrote:

> Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> > On Fri, 02 Jan 2009 15:50:44 -0400
> > Derek Broughton <derek at> wrote:
> > 
> >> Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> >> 
> >> > 
> >> > Can you file this on launchpad? I know the system sent it to the
> >> > users mailing list, but it never gets worked if it stays here.
> >> 
> >> The SYSTEM didn't send it to a users list.  An official Ubuntu bug
> >> reporting tool did so, so it's clearly the right place for the
> >> report.
> >> 
> >> At this point, suggesting they file a report on Launchpad every
> >> time a user uses report-bug is nothing more than spam
> >> 
> >> 
> > 
> > So, would it be better if these are never seen or worked? The tool
> > sends them hear. How many are seen by developers and actually
> > fixed? Is it not better to ask to have it filed in the right place
> > than to leave the reporter thinking they have done that? I would
> > appreciate knowing the bug I think I sent in is being ignored!
> So direct your complaints to the correct place - the developers who
> have not fixed this bug, even though its been around for 5 years,
> instead of telling people to duplicate the kind effort they've
> already taken.

I think I have done that. I still don't know why it is wrong to tell
the reporter his report died!

I don't see anything from you on this bug report, do I?
I would think a few more complaining in the right place would help. As
for myself, I have complained in #ubuntu-bugsquad, the bugsquad mailing
list, the ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list, xubuntu-devel mailing
list, ubuntu-doc mailing list. Most express _AWE_ that this is

I used to have _great repect_ for you, trying to help others the way
you have. If my trying to help bothers you, you should just killfile me.

Charlie Kravetz 
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Never let anyone steal your DREAM.           []

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