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tfewster Silver badge
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Re: Its the updates

> Imagine a new user gets told he has to run some command line to point at a different repository?

OMG, like, yeah, I have to go to different websites to download all the Windows games and programs I want? Or install Ninite? Or map a drive to a curated collection on a company server?

And on a fresh Linux Mint install, I had to type "Skype" at the start menu before it offered to download and install it for me from a distro ready-mapped repo. Barbaric!

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