Re: ["Stephen J. Turnbull" <firstname.lastname@example.org>] Re: apt-get
>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Burrows <Daniel_Burrows@brown.edu> writes:
Daniel> Will this affect people upgrading directly from slink
Daniel> (whose window-manager preferences won't yet be stored via
Daniel> alternatives)? Or is there stuff in the scripts to try to
Daniel> preserve settings?
I'm pretty sure when I upgraded from slink that my window manager
settings were silently ignored and I had to explore for a while to
figure out about the new update-alternatives setup. (I could be
Joe Schmoe User is not going to have a chance in hell of figuring out
how to use update-alternatives to set their window manager, and now
that /etc/X11/window-managers is silently ignored.. well, it's not a
happy situation. :)
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