On 2016-10-15 17:29, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
On Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:22:45 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
Some advices, especially from the Ubuntu community, on official
Ubuntu channels, are encouraging novices to learn. Those sites are
monitored by the Ubuntu community. Even blogs that are not official
Ubuntu channels, aren't necessarily bad.

IMO at least

"Cryptic Shell Commands

There are various cryptic shell incantations floating around help
sites and search engines that promise to remove older kernels.
Copy-and-paste mysterious incantations into your system at your own

should read

"Shell commands and scripts

There are help sites that help to remove older kernels, too. Before
you copy-and-paste or install scripts suggested by users of
official Ubuntu channels, send a request to this channel, to
ensure that you would do the right thing. Be even more careful with
hints from websites, that aren't monitored by the Ubuntu

"Send a request to this channel"! Which channel?

"To ensure that you would do the right thing"!

What on earth are you talking about? There are thousands of commands, code snippets and scripts in the community help wiki. There is no "channel", and there is no community or individuals within the community who will validate the accuracy of such commands or code. Using at your own risk is always implied.



 If you disagree, feel free to revert to the previous version,

I don't think there is a need for that kind of qualification at an individual page in the community help wiki, so I just removed the whole section.

Gunnar Hjalmarsson

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