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Re: [OT] Ubuntu vs Debian forums (was recompiling the kernel with a different version name)


On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 7:13 PM, Bob McGowan <bob_mcgowan@symantec.com> wrote:
> On 04/08/2010 07:17 AM, Stephen Powell wrote:
>> On Thu, 8 Apr 2010 09:57:17 -0400 (EDT), briand@aracnet.com wrote:
>>> On Thu, 8 Apr 2010 08:09:09 -0400 (EDT), Stephen Powell wrote:
>>>> BTW, does anyone know why Ubuntu users seem to want to use the Debian>
>>>> forums?  Don't they have forums of their own?
>>> Yes they do, and in fact I find them helpful even though I'm running
>>> Debian :-)
>> I have occasionally found a solution to a problem I'm having on Debian
>> by searching the internet and finding the solution posted on an Ubuntu
>> forum.  But I never *post* there because I run Debian, not Ubuntu.
>> What I don't understand is why Ubuntu users *post* here, when they
>> actually run Ubuntu.  According to the OP of this thread, he posted here
>> because he posted on the Ubuntu forums first and no-one answered.
>> I wonder how common that is, and why.  Ubuntu alleges a larger installed
> --gone:-)
> I run Ubuntu on my laptop, because I got tired of the manual Nvidia
> setup every time the kernel changed.
# m-a  a-i nvidia-kernel
# aptitude install nvidia-glx
# /etc/init.d/gdm restart

I think this is acceptable when kernel change. Maybe dkms could do the
think better


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