[kwlug-disc] Photo Managment

Ron Singh ronsingh149 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 19:18:06 EST 2019


On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 5:57 PM Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 5:49 PM Ron Singh <ronsingh149 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> FF was the only browser(default on Mint) installed and I used the "-y"
>> switch when I tossed FF to bring in FF-ESR.
>> No Qs were asked(understandably?) and my OS died.
>>
>
> I never use the -y flag, because of this very reason.
>
> That way, if there are dependency problems, I get prompted, and I can
> reply n or q, rather then proceeding.
>

Aye, I certainly learned my lesson, today, I use the "-y" flag when *installing
*software:-)


> Khalid, that fact that you have done -upgrade since 12.04 to now and not
>> have an issue(until 18.04 it seems) -- Sir, you are a BOLD man.
>>
>
> It is not boldness, rather another virtue: laziness ... Yes, it is a good
> thing when it comes to technology ...
>
> I am much to chicken to do upgrades, as a scarred refugee from the MS
>> world. I tend to do do a bare-metal install as I keep /home on a separate
>> drive anyway.
>>
>
> The only cases where I install is when a hard disk dies, or it is a new
> machine. Otherwise, why would I recreate years of configuration, and forget
> how things were?
>

I do have this issue with desktop config changes and the like. I have to
learn more about Xfce and Cinnamon as to where the config files are saved,
so that I can re-apply as needed .So much to learn so little time! Fun,
nonetheless!

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