Why Fedora is for experts only?

gilpel at altern.org gilpel at altern.org
Sat Jul 25 05:02:07 UTC 2009

R. G. Newbury wrote:

> On 07/24/2009 06:29 PM, gilpel at altern.org wrote
> <snip>
>> I'm trying to figure out what our great experts would lose if there was
>> a
>> pause for choosing the kernel. If they don't like this setting, they
>> wouldn't have to use vi, just the Administration menu. All it takes is a
>> few seconds and, thereafter, they would never have to suffer a pause
>> when
>> they reboot every six month.
>> What's the name of the guy responsible for this mess? Can you imagine
>> proselytizing Mac users and having to make sure they understand they
>> will
>> have to change a default setting, otherwise, they may be locked out of
>> their system?
> Even better are the stupid messes where there is NO default setting to
> change. Google 'kstartupconfig4 error 3' No-one, and I mean no-one knows
> what causes this, or how to fix it.

It seems somebody at the Fedora Forum had the same problem and solved it:



You might also want to try without the "Solved" keyword. There are more
results and sometimes people forget to add "Solved".

> It is the lack of documentation which makes Fedora (and Mandriva, and
> Ubuntu) an OS for experts only.....

It could indeed be better but geeks will always come up with the right
keyworks and show you the solution was there, somewhere.

It's easier to find the right keywords when you know the solution :)

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