Re: UNIX and ease of use
On Mon, 2 Mar 1998, David Welton wrote:
> 1. Make ppp easy to set up. From irc and newsgroup experience, this
> is the biggest hurdle.
Should be the easiest one on the list.
> 2. Provide the option of a nice, easy to configure window manager, or
> barring that, some sort of wm configuration package that provides a
> nice default.
I wrote fvwmconf. Its more or less, kind of, 100% graphical. But
it still looks best for fvwm2 afficcionados. It's kind of elaborate and
wooly. Still, there might be some ideas in it for inclusion (or
exclusion) in something simpler.
> 3. Hammer on the installation disks, so they work *everywhere*. It's
> really frustrating when someone is forced to go with another
> distribution because our boot disks don't work.
Yes, I recently was trying to install using several mongrel
386-486 machines, and there was always a problem installing. Eg, the bo
rescue disk apparantly needed a PCI bus to work properly !
G John Lapeyre <email@example.com>
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