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[vox] Debian Frustrations for Non-Geeks
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[vox] Debian Frustrations for Non-Geeks



Here's why an apt-based, or at least a Debian, system is still frustrating for 
non-geeks.  When apt updates various programs, or kernels, things sometimes 
stop working.  And it's a problem if you don't know how to fix them.

Earlier this year I installed Etch.  Kb3 has never worked on my Etch until 
today.  Kb3's error messages always said to use the 2.4 kernel if you were 
having problems.  So today apt updates my kernel to 2.6.17 and magically Kb3 
works perfectly.  I still think SuSE may be the best recommendation for 
newbies and bewbies.  (bewbies are newbies who never learn.  It rhymes with 
boobies.)

Bob
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