Update manager flaw

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lotech
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Update manager flaw

Post by lotech » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:49 pm

Hi there,

I have been using LMDE 2 for years now and I find one problem, is not huge just cosmetic. There is an OK button on the right of the front page to allow switching mirror, which works like a 'click bait' to me for apply settings, it should put elsewhere that not obvious and misleading.
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Re: Update manager flaw

Post by all41 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:54 pm

Go into Edit/Preferences in the manager and tick the 'Don't suggest to switch to local mirror' box
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Re: Update manager flaw

Post by lotech » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:59 pm

That's the other way to fix the problem !
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Re: Update manager flaw

Post by Cosmo. » Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:36 am

It is the idea, that this bar gets displayed prominently. Usually it is an advantage - both for the user and for Mint - to switch to local mirrors, but obviously the local mirror cannot be the same for all users in the world. So it has to be done by the user.

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