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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-users] KDE4 has deteriorated!

From: Felmon Davis <davisf@...>
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2011 12:49:32 -0500 (EST)
On Mon, 26 Dec 2011, Felix Miata wrote:

> On 2011/12/25 00:44 (GMT-0500) Felmon Davis composed:
>> ...I sort of abandoned OpenSUSE a while ago
>> as I grew to like apt-get.
> Before openSUSE created zypper? Maybe it's time for another try.

yes, before zypper. I have noticed the improvements (from reading the 

maybe I should try it again but I'm not sure why.

>>  I recently did a live-boot of it on a 1gb netbook and it seemed 
>> inordinately sluggish while other live distros were sprightlier. 
>> probably could be configured to better effect but I didn't bother.
> "Live" distros are an art all their own. For this reason, I only use the 
> original, Knoppix, when I need a live Linux.

I tried the 'live' just to have a look-see, not because I 'need' a 
live distro. I have a spare netbook and decided to peek at some other 

when it was sluggish, I certainly wasn't motivated to go further and 
install it. but I concur with you that it is not an adequate test of 
the distro in its natural environment.

> For normal installations, openSUSE with KDE3 have always worked best 
> for me. Now with System V init having been replaced or set for 
> replacement, my distaste for Debian clumping of everything into only 
> two runlevels may disappear, which in turn might lead me to a new 
> preference.

guess I'm indifferent to this limitation. I agree it's no fun mucking 
in inittab.


Felmon Davis

When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.
                 -- Dylan Thomas