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Month: December 2016

Re: [trinity-users] installing on uefi multiboot.

From: Felmon Davis <davisf@...>
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2016 21:35:00 -0500 (EST)
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.


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."