[OT Linux Mint] Re: synaptic

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Sep 15 03:15:24 UTC 2011

On 09/14/2011 07:45 PM, Doug wrote:
> On 09/14/2011 10:17 PM, NoOp wrote:
>> On 09/14/2011 12:41 AM, Ric Moore wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2011-09-14 at 15:42 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
>>>> I am sure that you would be aware that in the list of servers for the
>>>> s/ware the default setting is the main server for Ubuntu, but you can
>>>> then either select a mirror of your choice or allow the system to give
>>>> you a list of the most EFFICIENT servers for you to access - and you
>>>> then select the one you feel most comfortable with. But you know all
>>>> this......
>>> Just learned something new. Mint disables the updates button in
>>> synaptic. I had to edit a file in /etc to fix that one. But it STILL
>> ...
>> I think you are asking on the wrong list.
>> alt.os.linux.mint
>> 4 doors down&  to the left.
> When Mint was new, one was told to use the Ubuntu list.  I guess the "new"
> list hasn't penetrated everywhere yet!

Reminds me of all of the 'sell a link to download OpenOffice.org' sites
when you could just download for free. They also offered 'support' by
subscribing the unsuspecting "customer" to the OpenOffice.org user list...

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