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Old 09-26-2010, 06:57 AM
Ric Moore
 
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On Sat, 2010-09-25 at 23:38 -0400, Rashkae wrote:
> Tim Hanson wrote:
> > Well folks, it has been a fun six months since downloading 10.04 for the first
> > time. I was a confirmed opensuse user.
> >
> > Now that the next iteration is on its way, how do I save my configuration
> > (i.e., so I can install the same programs I have downloaded). I don't want to
> > manually reinstall everything. I would prefer to type in a command and walk
> > away for a while.
> >
>
> While some people, myself included, are fans of clean install, that's
> more of an old die hard habit than good advice. With Ubuntu, the update
> manager will outright notify you that a new version is available, and
> prompt you to press the big red button that must never be pushed...
> So,,, go ahead push it, and walk away.
>
> (I don't think the button is actually red unless you have a strange
> theme going, but you get the idea.)

If you can find the old B-movie "Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II" the
concept of the red button is explained to Beanie. He is also advised to
never play with his naviscope, or he'll go blind. Traci Lords is in it
too. I think it came out when Linux did. Ric


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"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.
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