[desktop] ximian-setup-tools vs webmin
On Mon, 2002-10-21 at 17:10, Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo wrote:
> As the mantainer, I'll try ximian-setup-tools (gnome-setup-tools).
> It's being ported to GNOME2, and developers are using Debian.
> Any help we could provide them will boos the development a lot. And
> also, backends could be used to make some frontend for KDE. GST people
> would also like to see that, but we don't know any Spanish KDE
> developer to whine about.
Ok, that sounds pretty interesting. I just tried them, and they do look
pretty nice (albeit they got upset at me because I'm not running woody
or potato). I like especially how they prompt you for the root
Well, as is always the case in Debian, we have choices. Unless one of
ximian-setup-tools or webmin becomes overwhelmingly better than the
other by the time sarge nears release, we can just include both.
Perhaps if the user chooses a GNOME environment they'll get x-s-t by
default, if they choose KDE they'll get webmin by default.
The most important point is that one or both of these *will* be
installed and configured by default either in sarge, or a separate
"Debian Desktop" version of sarge (although the latter should be avoided
unless absolutely necessary).