Bug 453692 - Kernel package misrepresents itself
Kernel package misrepresents itself
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 All
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-01 22:05 EDT by Matt Lee
Modified: 2008-07-31 13:15 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 9
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Last Closed: 2008-07-31 13:15:02 EDT
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2008-07-01 22:05 EDT, Matt Lee
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Description Matt Lee 2008-07-01 22:05:50 EDT
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 2008-07-01 22:05:50 EDT
Created attachment 310747 [details]
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2008-07-01 22:14:23 EDT
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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