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Re: [gNewSense-users] suggestion to include pppoe and console-cyrillic i

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] suggestion to include pppoe and console-cyrillic into basic iso
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 20:01:40 +1030

On Tue, 09 Feb 2010 12:22:48 +0300
"Vladimir B. Tsarkov" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello!

Please file a bug for both of these:

> Due to the fact that many russian Internet users establish their
> Internet-connection with pppoe (in my hometown most of them), I
> suggest to include pppoe into the basic gnewsense iso image. This way
> the Internet will work out of box, and it will probably increase the
> number of gnewsense users from Russia.

Unless it causes weird regressions this is likely to be done.

> Besides, in gnewsense 2.3 there are problems with cyrillics in
> console. The problem can be solved by installation of
> console-cyrillic and running /usr/bin/cyr -e NEEDED_ENCODING. So, I
> also suggest to include into the basic distribution the
> console-cyrillic package. That is one more way to appeal users from
> Russia.

Not sure about this, I'd have to take a look.

> Both packages are quite small in size, so, I hope, their inclusion is
> not going to be a problem.
> Good luck!
> Vladimir

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
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