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Bug 453692 - Kernel package misrepresents itself
Summary: Kernel package misrepresents itself
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: All
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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:
Last Closed: 2008-07-31 17:15:02 UTC

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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):

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.
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

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

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.

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