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Bevan
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<SOLVED>This question is crazy stupid

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But I'm pulling my hair out here. I've got a lot of *very odd* packages showing in my packages manager. Like this:

3dchess
Play chess across 3 boards!

There are three boards, stacked vertically; 96 pieces of which most are
the traditional chess pieces with just a couple of additions; 26
possible directions in which to move. Provides a challenging enough
game to all but the most highly skilled players.


And this:

abuse
classic Abuse action game

A classic 2D side-scrolling shoot-em-up action game from Crack dot Com.
Your character is a cyborg escaping from an underground prison where several
inmates have transformed into mutants after being infected with a substance
called Abuse. You move through a building complex fighting enemies and
defense systems you encounter on the way. Initially, you start off
having a weak laser rifle with unlimited ammo, but you can find more
powerful guns later on, such as grenade launchers, flamethrowers or
lightsabers. There are also power-ups that augment your capabilities,
allow you to increase your health limit, move faster, turn invisible and
even fly. If you're one to get easily addicted, stay away!


Is this the correct text for the user guide?

Check the MD5
You’ve read the release notes, you just can’t wait to play with the new features or try
Linux Mint, and your download just finished successfully. You’re ready to burn a DVD
and to boot on it... but hey! Wait for a second!

If that DVD is faulty you will experience weird bugs and will have a lot of trouble
finding help.
The two most common reasons for a DVD to be faulty are:

An issue with the download causing problems in your ISO file

An error during the burn process that alters the contents of your burned liveDVD
The MD5 signature, which is present on the download page, provides a quick way for
you to make sure that your ISO file is exactly like it should be. So, let’s check the ISO
file you just downloaded before we burn it and save ourselves from a lot of potential
problem
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Re: This question is crazy stupid

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Sorry, but I fail to see what is "odd" about 2 games and an excerpt from the user manual.
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If they bother you that much, don't install them. If you don't want to see them available in your package manager, then remove the Games repository from Synaptic Package Manager.
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I'm not accustomed to the more casual atmosphere of Linux as compared to Windows, where everything such as user guides is in corporate language.
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Re: This question is crazy stupid

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You're not in Kansas anymore.
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Re: This question is crazy stupid

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:lol: I'm very happy to be out of Kansas, and I have no plans to go back.
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