Re: RFC: GUI tools for common Debian admin tasks
On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 06:24:28PM +0200, Frederic Peters wrote:
> GUI tools. [some will respond here with "we don't want those users" and I
> won't agree. This flamewar already happened. GUI tools doesn't mean you
> have to use them. blah blah blah.]
> Something else we'd need is an option in the boot floppies that would
> allow X to be autoconfigured and launched the first time the machine is
> installed. (but this is beyond the scope of my RFC).
> So we'd have GUI tools for:
> - /etc/network/interfaces
> - alternatives
> - adduser
> - ...
- bug reporting (a la reportbug)
- package information queries (a la apt-cache)...maybe this should be
integrated with a GUI package manager frontend (is gnome-apt still alive?)
I would be willing to write some code for this project.
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