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Old 06-22-2009, 09:10 PM   #661
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Maybe I should check *BSD again...
 
Old 06-22-2009, 10:28 PM   #662
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Maybe I should check *BSD again...
That's why I run it.....lots of hot daemons, heh-heh.
But, I digress.... In my opinion I think a beautiful woman attired in Slackware/Tux garb of some sort would be a good idea, maybe a selling feature.
 
Old 06-23-2009, 05:01 AM   #663
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Sex-crazed nuns have dirty habits!
And, with a mashup of "Lord Of The Rings" and "The Devils", you get nuns with dirty hobbits.
 
Old 06-23-2009, 05:13 AM   #664
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From this thread we infer that the nerdiness level of Slackware community is slightly below that of the Slashdot community At ./ the existence of female gender is totally unknown or denied, and I consider dreaming about nuns to be only a little better than that .
 
Old 06-23-2009, 05:20 AM   #665
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From this thread we infer that the nerdiness level of Slackware community is slightly below that of the Slashdot community At ./ the existence of female gender is totally unknown or denied, and I consider dreaming about nuns to be only a little better than that .
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...61#post3569361

FUD. Girls use Slackware. I have no idea about /.
 
Old 06-23-2009, 05:25 AM   #666
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FUD. Girls use Slackware
Did I say they don't?

But for some reason GrapefruiTgirl was the only example that also came to my mind (assuming she really is a she) . But anyway, my point is different...
 
Old 06-23-2009, 04:55 PM   #667
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[B]What features/changes would you like to see in future Slackware?

For me, personally, I would like to see the option of a modular KDE. This would be really handy if you only wanted certain KDE apps installed instead of having everything installed in large chunks.
This is exactly what I would prefer. I would like the option to be able to select each application, rather than be forced to install a bundle when I my want only two. xfce has this modular approach, and choice.

Having said this, would it be possibly to offer a base package that included all the base systems engines (please excuse be if I am not using the correct terms)to run kde, gnome and xfce in one bundle. This would then give the user the freedom and the main dependencies to select applications from GTK or qt systems they choose?

We are still talking about a system that is <5GB, vista is 25GB!
 
Old 06-23-2009, 05:06 PM   #668
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This is exactly what I would prefer. I would like the option to be able to select each application, rather than be forced to install a bundle when I my want only two. xfce has this modular approach, and choice.

Having said this, would it be possibly to offer a base package that included all the base systems engines (please excuse be if I am not using the correct terms)to run kde, gnome and xfce in one bundle. This would then give the user the freedom and the main dependencies to select applications from GTK or qt systems they choose?
Are you sure you are talking about Slackware here?

Eric
 
Old 06-23-2009, 05:09 PM   #669
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[b]What features/changes would you like to see in future Slackware?

For me, personally, I would like to see the option of a modular KDE. This would be really handy if you only wanted certain KDE apps installed instead of having everything installed in large chunks.

This is exactly what I would prefer. I would like the option to be able to select each application, rather than be forced to install a bundle when I my want only two. xfce has this modular approach, and choice.

Having said this, would it be possibly to offer a base package that included all the base systems engines (please excuse be if I am not using the correct terms)to run kde, gnome and xfce in one bundle. This would then give the user the freedom and the main dependencies to select applications from GTK or qt systems they choose?

We are still talking about a system that is <5GB, vista is 25GB!
 
Old 06-23-2009, 05:21 PM   #670
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Excuse the double post above, I am new to this forum.
I entered it in the wrong thread.
 
Old 06-27-2009, 11:27 PM   #671
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This is exactly what I would prefer. I would like the option to be able to select each application, rather than be forced to install a bundle when I my want only two. xfce has this modular approach, and choice.

Having said this, would it be possibly to offer a base package that included all the base systems engines (please excuse be if I am not using the correct terms)to run kde, gnome and xfce in one bundle. This would then give the user the freedom and the main dependencies to select applications from GTK or qt systems they choose?

We are still talking about a system that is <5GB, vista is 25GB!
Well actually by default its approximately 12 Gigabytes.

We need that naked girl app that shows the system load...
 
Old 06-28-2009, 12:22 AM   #672
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Well actually by default its approximately 12 Gigabytes.

We need that naked girl app that shows the system load...
still over 2 times larger than slack.
 
Old 06-28-2009, 12:47 AM   #673
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Forget everything else.

I wish the Slackware team would add native UTF 8 and i18n support out of the box like most modern distributions. This is a great must-have for people who often use multiple languages on their desktop and at least need support for one more language.

If Slackware had out-of-the-box i18n support, I would give it another go! Having to configure almost everything from scratch gets old really fast...

Last edited by vharishankar; 06-28-2009 at 12:49 AM.
 
Old 06-28-2009, 04:52 AM   #674
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I wish the Slackware team would add native UTF 8 and i18n support out of the box like most modern distributions. This is a great must-have for people who often use multiple languages on their desktop and at least need support for one more language.
私わ не понял. What kind of native UTF-8 support is missing? All X apps are Unicode now and this takes care of i18n, or I am missing something really big.

If you mean i10n, I agree it is a mess beyond KDE. However, I do not see how Slackware can help, it is just the current status of i10n in Linux.
 
Old 06-28-2009, 07:27 AM   #675
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私わ не понял. What kind of native UTF-8 support is missing? All X apps are Unicode now and this takes care of i18n, or I am missing something really big.

If you mean i10n, I agree it is a mess beyond KDE. However, I do not see how Slackware can help, it is just the current status of i10n in Linux.
I mean displaying and printing UTF-8 complex fonts out of the box. Last I checked (I think it was Slackware 10) , it didn't work in Slackware (displayed square boxes where the UTF-8 should be displayed), but in Debian for as long as I can remember, by installing the appropriate UTF-8 fonts and defoma, it displayed without a problem.

I know it must be possible for the base system to support UTF-8 so that I can see UTF-8 characters in the terminal, but I don't know whether it's been added yet. If it's already been supported in current versions, ignore this message.
 
  


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