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Month: November 2014

Re: [trinity-users] q4os

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2014 21:30:24 -0500
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> On Sat, 1 Nov 2014 18:03:54 -0600
> Robert Peters <robertpeters9@...> wrote:
>> On 1 November 2014 14:00, Dr. Nikolaus Klepp <office@...> wrote:
>> > Am Samstag, 1. November 2014 schrieb Robert Peters:
>> >> FreeBSD sounds like a possibility (and no systemd).  Thinking of
>> >> installing to see about running TDE in it.  But its boot image
>> >> requires a MBR primary or GUID partition.  So I would have to back up
>> >> my disk in order to convert to GUID thing leads to
>> >> another...will consider it...Robert
>> >
>> > I'm already evaluating FreeBSD for my desktop. As far as I've come
>> it's working at least as good as wheezy on older laptops (T60 / T61 /
>> X60 - I don't have newer). At the moment I have XFCE and FVWM running,
>> but it's definitly missing a good file manager like konqueror.
>> >
>> > I'm verry happy that Fran�ois and Sl�vek put effort in getting TDE
>> working on OpenBSD, so chances are I'll escape systemd :-)
>> >
>> > Nik
>> Another way to go is Gentoo, though it takes some work and close
>> attention to the installation manual.  I used it for a while ten years
>> ago and am looking at it again.  I wonder what  experience others have
>> had with it.
> I've been using Gentoo for . . . nine years now?  Something like that.
> It's a functional distribution if you're comfortable with the command line
> and willing to ignore the periodic flare-ups of developer drama backstage.
> Openrc is a solid enough init system (not as fast as I understand systemd
> can be set up to be, but as far as I'm concerned that's a feature), and
> Gentoo isn't likely to give it up any time soon.  I've also opted for
> eudev
> rather than standard udev on two boxes, and haven't had any problems
> with that either.
> Unfortunately, the most complete set of Trinity packages for Gentoo
> ( ) is somewhat out of date.  Tweaking
> the ebuild version numbers may be enough to let most packages build,
> though.
> In general, the continued existence of the (increasingly broken)
> kde-sunset
> overlay complicates Trinity's status with respect to Gentoo.
> E. Liddell

Is there anything we can do to fix the kde-sunset problem, for example by
providing a non-broken overlay for TDE?  I don't know enough about Gentoo
to comment intelligently here, but if kde-sunset still exists then there
must be some demand for TDE bottled up over there?

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