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Re: [gNewSense-users] Re: gNewSense-users Digest, Vol 41, Issue 27

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Re: gNewSense-users Digest, Vol 41, Issue 27
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 10:08:31 +1030

On Tue, 23 Feb 2010 22:04:40 +0300
"Vladimir B. Tsarkov" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello!
> > Dear devolopers / users/ maintainers of FREE SOFTWARE,
> > 
> > This call from a user is appropriate at this time.
> > 
> > As a gNewSense user, I believe that we must propogate this idea of
> > using FREE SOFTWARE to all new users of PC with full effort so that
> > gNewSense will become the 'de-facto' standard for any PC (new or
> > old).
> > 
> > Something has to be done effectively to see the light of it.
> > All ideas must be thrown to our forum so that the ideal can be
> > achieved faster!
> For old computers and Command_Line_Interface_Lovers I suggest to
> include into the gnewsense distribution the following features:
> 1) Comfortable CLI environment on LiveCD: mc, screen, mpd, pppoe,
> console-cyrillic.

The last item is very region specific.

> 2) A script to remove gdm (IMHO, this set of programs eats to much
> resources and works quite unstable) and install lightweight
> Desktop_Environment_Independent software alternatives to Gnome's
> programs (not to forget about a light display manager like ion2, twm,
> or fluxbox).

Its called tasksel/apt/dpkg (in order you would use them for that


I suggest people do some work, instead of coming up with ideas for
other people to implement.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
No, I won't join your social networking group

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