Re: Helix Gnome vs Debian Gnome -- worth the upgrade?
On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 06:11:56PM -0700, Eric G . Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 08:35:36PM -0400, Edwin Lau wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I am using the unstable debian release. Having read the news
> > group for a while, I noticed that a lot of people like the Helix
> > Gnome stuff. My question is if I upgrade to Helix Gnome now
> > rather than to wait for the new Debian Gnome to come out, would
> > that introduce problems in upgrading later on? coz I saw that
> > the version number used by Helix is a bit different from Debian.
> > Would that be a problem for next upgrade?
> > Edwin Lau
> So far, the dependency checking of the debs seems to do the right thing.
> Beware, the task-helix-gnome want to give you everything and the kitchen
> sink. The 100+ themes for gtk and sawfish can really eat up bandwidth
> and harddrive space. All in all, it's a nice "professional" packaging of
> GNOME goodies with a little candy that's not in the Debian packaging.
task-helix-gnome doesn't include the themes anymore, but it used to
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