Re: kick starting debian desktop
Em Wed, 28 Apr 2004 10:25:08 -0700
Daniel Cardenas - AZ <firstname.lastname@example.org> escreveu:
What do you think of the idea of having a debian desktop
release real soon? In order to get it out real soon the
only difference would be a different set of packages or
additional set of packages installed by default. I would
ask the install team, Joey Hess, to ask during
installation if this is for a server or
desktop(unstable). (I'm sure there is a better way of
asking that.) If it is for a desktop then the default
installation would include gnome and KDE.
There are a bunch of other simple changes we could try
for example soften the security model. Debian does a
bunch of things to prevent a normal user from abusing the
system. Details: root can't access the screen without
executing xauth (blah) command. On a single user system
is this desired? Perhaps we could eliminate the need to
execute xauth. Do you have other simple changes to
I think having a desktop release would generate lots of
interest in the desktop and help get it off the ground.
Let me know what you think.
(30+ years software veteran)
This is my first post in this list.
I'm a colaborator in debianpt.org, from portugal and there
we are starting a desktop section.
The goal, for now, is to develop an instalation script in
shell script for install a debian desktop.
the adreess is this:
and the *2* are the updated and untested.
simply ... it's apt-get install `all needed packages`
but this script does a little configuration ... changes
the Default theme from gnome and we are trying to make
changes to chage the gdm.conf.
I'm sorry, but it is not in english.
Luis F. C. Matos
Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica
Universidade de Aveiro