Re: Integrate Knoppix in Debian (was: Re: Debian Enterprise?)
On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 09:47:37PM -0800, Tom wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 04:31:28PM +1100, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> > For a new user - !!in fact just about -any- user!! - navigating
> > thousands of packages in dselect could consume days. At some point I
> > stopped and went "ok, I'll just assume there's way more interesting
> > programs here than I'll ever have time for in one lifetime, time to
> > unselect everything I've selected over the last 6 hours, and install as
> > I need/ discover something immediately useful at the time".
> I expect I'll eat these words, but I don't find the # of packages so
> vast. My stategy is to basically never browse libs or libs-devel --
> they're just noise. I apt-get build-depends things like konqueror,
> mozilla, and gnome-terminal, and most of things come on it.
> The rest of doesn't take *too* long to browse. It did take me quite a
> while to try the hundreds of "personal database" or "pim" like things
> and realized I didn't like any of them.
> (I'm waiting for Rekall and writing my own gnome-xml tiny relational DB
Yeah, I see the typos :-)