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I’ve recently started doing a bit of work for a non-profit IT organization. Submitting a bug-fix turned out to involve some yak shaving that I really can’t be bothered to describe, which gave rise to this:


I knew there was a reason I’d been avoiding upgrading my Ubuntu installation. (I mean, apart from the obvious one.)

For what it’s worth, I think the upper button probably said something like “Show details”, since clicking caused a text pane (also containing a large number of squares) to appear. The lower button presumably said “OK”.

Once upgraded I ran into other trouble of various kinds. Fortunately, this was a virtual machine, so I could just rollback to a previous state. Also, there’s more than one way to shave a yak.

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