Note: This is a beta release of Red Hat Bugzilla 5.0. The data contained within is a snapshot of the live data so any changes you make will not be reflected in the production Bugzilla. Also email is disabled so feel free to test any aspect of the site that you want. File any problems you find or give feedback here.
Bug 453692 - Kernel package misrepresents itself
Summary: Kernel package misrepresents itself
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: All
low
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-07-02 02:05 UTC by Matt Lee
Modified: 2008-07-31 17:15 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version: 9
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2008-07-31 17:15:02 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
Screenshot (deleted)
2008-07-02 02:05 UTC, Matt Lee
no flags Details

Description Matt Lee 2008-07-02 02:05:50 UTC
Description of problem:

Kernel package misrepresents itself for updates.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 

2.6.25.6-55.fc9.i686

How reproducible:

When a kernel software update is available, click the icon in the toolbar to
install it.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click the icon
2. Message will appear in lower right of the screen.
3.
  
Actual results:

kernel - the Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system)

Expected results:

kernel - the Linux kernel (the core of the GNU/Linux operating system)

or kernel - the Linux kernel (the core of the Fedora operating system)

Additional info:

To refer to Linux as an operating system, you misrepresent the scope of the work
of the kernel developers, the GNU developers, and confuse users unfamiliar with
history.

Comment 1 Matt Lee 2008-07-02 02:05:50 UTC
Created attachment 310747 [details]
Screenshot

Comment 2 Dave Jones 2008-07-02 02:14:23 UTC
Shortened even further. 'The Linux kernel'.

I don't think it really needs further explanation.  Committed to CVS, will be in
next build.


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.