[Mageia-discuss] Mageia-discuss Digest, Vol 10, Issue 34
laidlaws at hotkey.net.au
Thu Jun 9 10:33:15 CEST 2011
On Wed, 8 Jun 2011 10:22:22 PM mageia-discuss-request at mageia.org wrote:
> Secondly, what is wrong with installing two versions of Python? Ubuntu
> have 3 versions (Python 3 as well.) Considering that VirtualBox was not
> a priority for Mageia 1, I thought that Python 2.6 might come later. I
> don't know how many people have made Mageia their principal distro. I had
> to reinstall Mandriva 2010.2 long after the CD was released, and Mageia
> Beta 2 was available at about the right time. It seemed to be Mandriva
> 2010.3. It is O.K. for most of my needs, and I know that the trimmings,
> the eye candy, etc. will come later. I have no desire to go back to
> Mandriva at the moment. I can wait. It is like somebody who wanted to
> know where his whizz-bang graphic effects were. wobo replied that Mga 1
> was not about those. What has been achieved is great.
> Doug Laidlaw.
FWIW, I just installed the Mandriva libpython2.6 RPM. It had no dependencies.
Windows under VirtualBox now shows my USB devices as available. Ubuntu still
says that the extensions are not installed; there must be a defective
installation in that case.
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