[mythtv-users] Disk Space UI
myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Jan 16 05:02:02 UTC 2008
On Jan 15, 2008, at 8:41 PM, Steve Hodge wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2008 4:37 PM, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2008 10:24 PM, Bryan Murphy <bryan.murphy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Jan 15, 2008 9:17 PM, Phil Bridges < gravityhammer at gmail.com>
> > > She can't click through Information Center -> System Status ->
> > > Status? That tells you approximately how much free space (in
> > > you have left.
> > Spoken by a true Linux geek. Honestly, no she can't, nor would I
> expect her to.
> You can expect her to navigate the menus to set up programming
> schedules, but can't expect her to navigate the menus to see how much
> space is left? Wow.
> Casual users only learn the stuff they need. They can and will learn
> very complex and unintuitive procedures if they need to. She needs
> to be able to set schedule so she has learned how to do that. But
> she has no interest or need to know how to monitor disk space. So,
> yes, navigating a couple of levels of menus is too much to ask in
> this case. Asking her to do anything at all to monitor the health of
> the system is probably too much to ask, frankly. The system has to
> notify her when it needs attention.
Please, please, please add a hard drive. Anywhere on your network.
You'll be sorry you didn't when Oprah gets expired because you were
too cheap to add a drive.
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