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Re: We need easier installation.

--On Sat, Oct 24, 1998 9:36 AM +0100 "M.C. Vernon" <mcv21@cus.cam.ac.uk>

>> I think it is also critical for us to set up a standard window/desktop 
>> manager configuration.  Maybe GNOME, or if KDE gets their stuff together.
>> This will eliminate a lot of confusion on the installation, between the
>> differences of an Xserver and a Window Manager.  I know that there are
>> better wm, as far as speed, and memory usage goes, but I think we should
>> go back to the idea of eye candy.
> For eye-candy value, how about E with a debian theme?

This idea has occurred to me before - and I think it's a good one.  E is
progressing well - the latest E even shows the debian menu automagically
(well, I assume it's because our gnome packages incorporate the debian menu
into the gnome menu, which is i what E uses).

In fact, we could supply a couple of possible themes - one lightweight, one
heavier-weight, perhaps.

But all of this will fall together more nicely when gnome is more complete..


P.S. *please* let the Debian default X setup not look like Win9x, as it does
in at least one other major linux distro...

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