Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS released

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Mon Aug 23 13:03:45 UTC 2010

On 21/08/2010 20:26, Res wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Aug 2010, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>          Hard to believe since I wrote only 8 emails to this list this
>> week and cannot see how they could do so much damage.  If your so
>> worried about my misleading other users by all means you need to correct
>> what I write. Then maybe I can learn as well
> or, you could STFU and stay out of what you know nothing about, there are
> many knowledgable folk here who will answer people with their need for
> help and will learn the right way, and, you too can learn the right way by
> reading those replies, you far too often but in when you know nothing
> about it, throwing in ' thoughts of what might be, in your opinion '
> thats dangerous, Karl, this has been brought to your attention many a time
> before, its about time you listened to them.
> Res
> "Why would you watch the comedy channel when you have the ubuntu users mailing list" - Robert Day

Firstly, please, drop your signature line for the reasons I gave and to 
which Robert agreed.

Secondly, please don't use "STFU". Someone else did and I now have him 
in my "send to the latrine file".

Thirdly, people quite quickly sort out the chaff from the wheat and find 
that some people give out with the crap and some don't. All part of a 
learning curve, and people like yourself are always around to make a 
comment about what someone has stated as a result is not quite kosher - 
NoP has "pulled me up" a number of times in the past several months.

Fourthly, if I recall reading this thread correctly, I find what Karl 
was on about is something which has been vexing me for quite a long time 
and it is about time that a distro like Ubuntu got it resolved and 
stopped the misunderstanding between "updates" and "upgrades" - PERIOD!

When one uses the command line for apt-get, one states "sudo apt-get 
update" -- to mean "update the list of available applications".

Then one uses "sudo apt-get upgrade" to ------wait for it!.....*UPDATE* 
the current installed Ubuntu system with the latest versions of the 
installed application files.

There is no *UPGRADE* being done - nothing is being *upgraded* from one 
version of the system to the next version of the system!

One* UPGRADES *from version of Ubuntu 8X to Ubuntu 10X, but having 10.04 
enhanced with bug fixes and improvements is an *UPDATE*.

Perhaps someone could come up with better descriptions/definitions - 
like "betterment" for "updates" and "new version" for upgrades - to 
replace the current terminology.


Were you successful?

At age 4 success is.....not piddling in your pants.
At age 12 success is....having friends.
At age 17 success is....having a drivers licence.
At age 35 success is....having money.
At age 50 success is....having money.
At age 70 success is....having a drivers licence.
At age 75 success is....having friends.
At age 80 success is....not piddling in your pants.

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