misleading text in configuration script
When I run "sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" in an Emacs shell buffer, I see:
debconf: unable to initialize frontend: Dialog
debconf: (Dialog frontend is incompatible with emacs shell buffers)
debconf: falling back to frontend: Readline
as I would expect.
Later on in the configuration script, it tells me:
"If you unsure what to do, leave all of the modules enabled."
This word 'leave' suggests to me that all the modules are already enabled, and
that I don't need to do anything if I want to keep them enabled, so I just hit
return at the prompt. It turns out that if I do that, I end up with no Modules
section in my xorg.conf, and that what I should really have typed at the prompt
was "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13".
It would be a lot clearer if the text didn't mention "leave all the modules
enabled", but rather said "enable all the modules", suggesting that I had to do
As an aside, I see option 14 is "none of the above". This further leads me to
believe that all 13 options are currently already selected, else why would there
be an option to unselect them? How about having an option 15 for "all of the
above" instead of having me type all the numbers?
|Changed in debconf:|
|assignee:||kamion → nobody|
|importance:||Medium → Low|
|status:||Unconfirmed → Confirmed|
|Changed in debconf (Ubuntu):|
|status:||Confirmed → Incomplete|