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Re: How stable is the frozen stretch?



On 05/16/2017 07:22 AM, Thanatos Incarnate wrote:
Hello there,


My 2 cents: If you're used to Debian Stable level stability, then Testing might get on your nerves with its tiny little paper cuts (Firefox crashing, Thunderbird not knowing what to do with your Icedove profile, KDE having GUI elements that follow your set theme, but then also others that don't, KDE PIM being crashy as ever,...). Of course, the less complicated your system, the fewer bugs you'll have. So, while Openbox, a panel and a terminal won't drive your crazy even on Sid, KDE or Gnome might.

Well, I keep Firefox as a backup, use Thunderbird a lot, but never used Icedove. I use XFCE and not KDE (but was thinking of returning to KDE, not sure right now), and don't use PIMs at all. I don't know what Openbox is either. :)

I have a pretty functional development system setup and it works well for me. But the packages are probably very outdated. I would love to have newer packages.


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