View Single Post
Old September 23rd, 2013, 10:09 PM   #975 (permalink)
palmtree5
Senior Member
 
palmtree5's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: USA
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,744
 
Device(s): HTC One SV, Samsung Galaxy Prevail (retired), Nexus 7 (Gen 1)
Carrier: Boost Mobile

Thanks: 1,655
Thanked 1,462 Times in 754 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nickdalzell View Post
is Linux these days trying to be Windows? i just had to search high and low to disable two annoyances i thought were part of Windows. Ubuntu has this Dr.Watson type utility known as 'apport' that locked my machine solid as a rock because it 'thought' a program crashed (it didn't but since it was acting slow it 'thought' it was and tried closing it). the second is a Windows Update type tool that not only arbritarily pops up at the worst possible moment to try and update things without my permission and once even restarted my machine on its own

taking lessons from Microsoft, Ubuntu?! listen i tell my computer what i want it to do. i will not tolerate it doing things on its own! the last thing i want is to be in the middle of a movie and BAM! my machine restarts.
What version of Ubuntu are you on?
__________________
Find a post helpful? Hit
See spam or something offensive? Hit
New to the site? Site Rules/Guidelines and Introductions
Not a member yet but want to join? Join here!
Let's cure cancer with our phones
palmtree5 is offline  
Reply With Quote