View Full Version : If Automatix is so bad...

August 6th, 2007, 08:06 PM
...how do I make my system safe?

Given the resent condemnation of Automatix, and how it can break ubuntu, I would like to know how to remove it and then make my systems safe.

August 6th, 2007, 08:13 PM

It is not that Ax is bad, it is just that it has a few downsides.

If you want Ax support, visit their forums.

IMO you are best off with a fresh install and learning how to install the software you need with the standard Ubuntu tool set. You can also look at Linux Mint as it makes multi media a little easier.

The choice is yours ...

August 6th, 2007, 09:17 PM
If you want to use Automatix, I don't think it's a bad thing, and many people use it all the time with no issue. But if you want to use Automatix as a crutch and not learn how to do things the manual way, you're selling yourself short.

August 6th, 2007, 09:18 PM
Indeed such as myself... I play with alot of system files and automatix is installed on my HP and was on my compaq before I ditched it. Never a prob. Never! lol