> On 07/04/2012 15:01, Mike Meyer wrote:
>> On Wed, 04 Jul 2012 14:19:38 -0700
>> Doug Barton <dougb@Free...> wrote:
>>> On 07/04/2012 11:51, Jason Hellenthal wrote:
>>>> What would be really nice here is a command wrapper hooked into the
>>>> shell so that when you type a command and it does not exist it presents
>>>> you with a question for suggestions to install somewhat like Fedora has
>>> I would also like to see this feature, which is pretty much universal in
>>> linux at this point. It's very handy.
>> I, on the other hand, count it as one of the many features of Linux
>> that make me use FreeBSD.
> First, I agree that being able to turn it off should be possible. But I
> can't help being curious ... why would you *not* want a feature that
> tells you what to install if you type a command that doesn't exist on
> the system?
Because I find on Linux it often gets it wrong and winds up being useless noise. Mostly, though, it is because I mistype commands more than I type commands that should be there, but aren't.