Comment 2 for bug 508265

In response to alamati's suggestion, I believe that the suggestion
isn't that grammatically correct instead it may be better to say "For
its first few years, Linux was controlled entirely by a command line
interface lacking an easily configurable GUI [...]"

Regards / Cofion,
Christopher Swift.

2010/1/16 alamati <email address hidden>:
> Hi all,
> I suggest:
> many years -> first years
> or
> For first years, similar other operating systems, Linux was ...
>
> --
> Graphical interface in Linux (incorrect information)
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/508265
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> Status in Ubuntu Manual: New
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> Bug description:
> Located in ./prologue/prologue.tex :131 (Launchpad Translations reference)
>
> It reads:
> "For many years, Linux was entirely command line based --- it didn't have a Graphical User Interface [...]"
>
> My first Linux was an Slackware distro, circa 1995 and it came with Fvwm, Netscape Navigator and a lot of Motif(ish) based applications... only 4 years after Linux was born :)
>
> My suggestion is to change "many years" by "some years", and add some reference to older GUIs being hard to configure (actually, a nightmare)
>
> Regards
>
>
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