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Old 12-17-2006, 02:15 PM   #16
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that's fine as long as these Desktop Systems are GPL'ed. i will check them.
Since Gnome is released under GPL, all of these MUST also be GPL.

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hey...what about my 2nd problem: Slackware 11.0 (latest stable) has GCC 3.4.6 where as i need GCC 4.x. what about this problem? now, i dont want to install GCC from source
That could be a deal breaker if you absolutely must have GCC 4.x. Slackware is by nature a fairly conservative distro so it might be a bit before Slackware moves to GCC 4.x.
 
Old 12-17-2006, 02:32 PM   #17
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Since Gnome is released under GPL, all of these MUST also be GPL.
OK :-)

(BTW, there was some issue that DropLine GNOME people dont keep sources online]

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That could be a deal breaker if you absolutely must have GCC 4.x. Slackware is by nature a fairly conservative distro so it might be a bit before Slackware moves to GCC 4.x.
it *is* a deal-breaker as i am working on a C++ project which requires GCC 4.x

thanks, really, for the help :-)
 
Old 12-17-2006, 02:43 PM   #18
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well, this is not a newbie quetion...
My Fedora 6 install has gcc 4.x installed by default.
It has Gnome by default.
I am free to edit configuration files and use CLI tools as I choose.

Do continue to try anything you choose, but switching distributions is not a magic answer to every issue.

Good Luck.
 
Old 12-17-2006, 02:51 PM   #19
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Do continue to try anything you choose, but switching distributions is not a magic answer to every issue.
Yes, it's very often the worst thing to do.
I totally agree.
 
  


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