[OT Linux Mint] Re: synaptic

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 06:13:34 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-09-14 at 22:45 -0400, 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!

I guess you haven't been reading my broadsides. I gave it a whirl and
regret it. I'm going to reformat it and just stick with natty. So, I
guess I'm allowed to post. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
Linux user# 44256 

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