Fedora updates getting more like Windows every day

kalinix calin.kalinix.cosma at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 08:48:02 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-08-23 at 00:40 -0700, Brian Mury wrote:

> On Mon, 2010-08-23 at 14:37 +0930, Tim wrote:
> > At least, with us, you generally only have to reboot to use the update.
> > You can stay on the prior one, in the meantime.  Unlike Windows, which
> > often has to reboot, you can't keep on using the computer, or other
> > things won't install until you reboot.
> I often keep using Windows after installing updates, postponing a reboot
> until it is convenient. Never had a problem (not in recent memory
> anyways - with the more recent versions of Windows - 2000 through 7).
> > Thankfully, I find it's few things that do require a reboot, usually
> > only the kernel.
> These days package-kit seems to tell me I need to reboot *most* of the
> time. :-(  Yes, some those reboots may not actually *required* if I know
> what needs to be restarted. Not sure which you meant...
> Brian

And so linux became dumber than windows... O BOFH, where art thou...



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