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Re: CD1 without a network mirror isn't sufficient to install a full desktop environment

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 04:47:34PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> It is the same codebase, and has the same functionality.

It is the same source code tree, with a bunch of code completely changed,
and it certainly does not have the same functionality (although it may
be slowly gaining some of what was missing in 3.0 back).

> Please give one serious example. The two features that I know to be gone
> in the panel are the ability to change the color easily (ha, ha) and
> absolute positioning for applets (which was useless and buggy anyway).
> Unless you talk about gnome-shell which is an entirely different piece
> of software.

Quite honestly, as a user, I don't care what gnome names each piece of
the UI.  I consider it all gnome.

If I can't find how to maximize a window, how to logout, or much of
anything else in the first 5 minutes of use, then it isn't usable.

Of course this is probably getting off topic for debian-boot and almost

Len Sorensen

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