Re: Please help me <OT>
On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 08:09:57AM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
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> On 06/27/2014 01:56 AM, Reco wrote:
> > Hi.
> > On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 01:15:53PM +1200, Chris Bannister wrote:
> >> Makes you wonder how many people who install Debian and have
> >> trouble, write to the list but are not subscribed, and therefore do
> >> not rec a reply.
> >> You notice a couple now and then.
> > Nobody forbids those people to ask to CC them the answer :)
> True, but someone who doesn't realize they might need to subscribe to
> the mailing list to automatically receive replies (unless they plan to
> read replies through e.g. gmane or the like) is also not likely to
> realize they might need to ask to be CCed on replies.
Although, reconsidering: If I just installed Debian and I had trouble,
and I was a newbie, I would google 'Debian support'
Where this: https://www.debian.org/support states:
"For user support in English, please contact the debian-user mailing
list." which points to https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/ where it
implicitly states that you should subscribe to get support.
"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people
who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the
oppressing." --- Malcolm X