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Re: [trinity-users] Anyone noticed this with Trinity and plymouthd?

From: William Morder <doctor_contendo@...>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2018 14:19:36 -0700

On Monday 07 May 2018 11:41:42 Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 07 May 2018 11:14:12 dep wrote:
> > On May 7, 2018 10:19 AM, Felix Miata <mrmazda@...> wrote:
> > > I don't get why anyone thinks Plymouth's basic purpose is more
> > > desirable than
> > >
> > > the bloat it represents, or useful at all. I've never had it
> > > installed on an
> > >
> > > openSUSE installation unless maybe when it first appeared I didn't
> > > notice to
> > >
> > > taboo it. If I did, it was too long ago to remember. Anywhere else,
> > > e.g. Mageia,
> > >
> > > where Plymouth was not optional, plymouth.enable=0 went on those
> > > kernel
> > >
> > > cmdlines. At boot time, I don't need rainbow fluff and spindly or no
> > > text
> > >
> > > instead of nice bold, legible white on black racing so fast it can't
> > > all be read.
> >
> > It is exactly this -- the pursuit of fluff over function -- that drove
> > me and I suspect others away from KDE and to TDE. Somewhere it got
> > into people's minds that we'll all scream in horror and run away if we
> > ever see anything in text mode. Sad.
>
> And I'll nominate that "sad" statement as statement of the month.
>
> > ​dep
> >

Is there a Trump threshold in an online thread? Just wondering ... 

Bill