Did someone compare the number of ports with packages in Linux distros?

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk m.e.sanliturk at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 14:40:57 UTC 2013

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 6:42 AM, Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at des.no> wrote:

> Mehmet Erol Sanliturk <m.e.sanliturk at gmail.com> writes:
> > Install many packages by pkg_add .
> > When a desktop ( KDE . FluxBox , Gnome ) is started :
> > Mouse , key board is NOT working , they are solid rock .
> > To mount removable media : I could not find a way to it .
> That is not my experience.  Simply installing x11/gnome2 gives me a
> functional desktop, and AFAIR Gnome automounts CDs and memory sticks.
> The only trouble I've had was hald and moused arguing over who gets to
> talk to the mouse, which I fixed by disabling moused in rc.conf.
> > For example : Version 9.1 Release DVD has some packages , but during
> > install , there is NO any way to install them .
> because of this:
> http://www.freebsd.org/news/2012-compromise.html
> We have a number of people working very hard (too hard, in some cases)
> to ensure that this does not happen again and that 8.4 and 9.2 ship with
> a full set of packages.  It wouldn't hurt to show some gratitude.
> --
> Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

Please , do not understand me that I am against the efforts of very
valuable developers and contributors of the FreeBSD .

All of my complaints are result of my gratitude against them and their
products .

My wish always is to see that FreeBSD is much more widely adopted , and
used . To reach such a case needs to eliminate harsh points for the
beginners . An "expert" can do anything he/she wants , but number of
"expert" people is small with respect to number of new beginners .

For that reason , please do not compare yours and others ( others are new
beginners ) .

Thank you very much .

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk

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