On Sun, 1 Jan 2017, Lisi Reisz wrote: > On Saturday 31 December 2016 22:29:07 Felmon Davis wrote: > > ... > >> here another point of confusion: NetRunner uses KDE4 (or KDE5, not >> sure). >> >> can I really install Trinity side-by-side with it? > > TDE does not always go well with KDE 4+. I personally tend to avoid putting > those two together. But others will know more about this than I do. One can > certainly normally install extra DEs, but this may be a case where it does > not go well, both for the reason I have given and because the two (DE and OS) > do appear to be rather entangled in this case. 'entangled'. my impression also. >> I figured I should format a partition and do an install of Trinity >> (ok, debian + trinity). > > That might be simpler, so long as you are clear that Debian with Trinity is > not the same thing as an OS called Trinity! got it! > >>> It is, if you wish, possible to use one of the available Live CDs to >>> install an OS with Trinity already installed, and the default DE, just as >>> most Debian newbies install Debian with Gnome and most Ubuntu newbies >>> install Ubuntu with Unity. But you don't have to do so, and I never do. >>> I install Debian, and then add Trinity. >> >> I usually install exegnu which defaults to trinity as DE. > > It does for now. It went through a phase of having LXDE available as well. > This strikes me as a good choice. Named after a rather beautiful place, too! sorry: what place is it named after? I believe (belated) well-wishing for a great new year is due? I watched online some celebrations from Germany (some people dear to me are there) so I feel my new yrs stuff is done too. f. -- Felmon Davis Nasrudin walked into a teahouse and declaimed, "The moon is more useful than the sun." "Why?", he was asked. "Because at night we need the light more."