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Re: Is there a "yum re-install"?



On Friday 06 October 2006 18:20, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 20:31 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> > On Sat, 7 Oct 2006 00:22:26 +0200
> >
> > Manuel Arostegui Ramirez <manuel todo-linux com> wrote:
> > > Beside that, I don't know how some files could dissapear that way ;-)
> >
> > This is one of the essential mysteries of computers: Why does the
> > standard tech support advice "try reinstalling the software" actually
> > work sometimes? I've seen it correct problems on both Windows and
> > Linux, so it isn't even an OS-centric thing.
> >
> > You'd think copying some files onto the disk would be one of the simplest
> > operations to get right, and if computers can't even do that correctly,
> > how do they manage to do vastly more complex activities?
> >
> > It truly is a mystery. Perhaps someday a unified field theory will
> > emerge to explain not only this, but also the mysterious force that
> > deflects golf balls from holes and trash from trash cans :-).
>
> Quantum Physics... check out "What the BLEEP! do we know!?" DvD and fall
> down the rabbit hole. Spooky stuff, but we do have an effect on our
> environment, without touching a thing. Just by being an observer. Check
> it out! Ric
And where the socks go when you put them in the washing machine ;-)
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