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Re: usplash in desktop task?

On Wed, May 9, 2007 9:28, Manoj Srivastava said:
> On Wed, 09 May 2007 02:22:15 +0200, David Härdeman said:
>> On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 05:17:55PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> "Hiding information"...I remember when most Linux distros had xconsole
>> running in the background in X per default in order not to "hide"
>> information, should we readd that as well?
>         You mean we no longer have xconsole running in the background?
>  Geez. I am so glad I did not dumb down my environment by running
>  the new fangled desktop thingies.
>>> If nothing else, it tells my how much crap I have installed, and has,
>>> in the past, induced me to clean up my machine.
>> What kind of argument is this? I can write you a usplash init script
>> that prints the output of "dpkg -l" during boot if that's what you
>> want.
>         I see you have no idea about the kinds of information that is
>  actually presented during an ordinary boot.

Ironic, considering what you said regarding xconsole above.

Besides, I see you avoided the point I was making (i.e. - argumenting that
a verbose boot is good for detecting "crap" is quite silly) and instead
resorted to an ad hominem argument.

David Härdeman

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