[clug] Failed OS updates - and a request

Basil Chupin blchupin at tpg.com.au
Mon Apr 21 23:41:53 EST 2003

Felix Karpfen wrote:

>I have recently explored the options for updating my current (fully
>operational) RH 7.1 box by attempting to install the current versions of
>RedHat and Mandrake.  Neither install was satisfactory - for the same
>Both these distributions appear to be following the path successfully
>pioneered by Microsoft - a path that says to the user: "You do not know
>what you want; _we do_".
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I am curious about this (because I am using SuSE). What do you mean by 
"You do not know what you want; _we do_"; what exactly don't they allow 
you to do and therefore force you to accept?


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