ANNOUNCE: Custom GNOME-based FreeBSD iso released
trey at fastmail.fm
Wed Jul 1 18:01:37 UTC 2009
On Tue Jun 30, 2009 09:45AM, Tim Judd wrote:
> On 6/30/09, Andrew Gould <andrewlylegould at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2009/6/30 Manolis Kiagias <sonicy at otenet.gr>:
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> >> Hey all,
> >> Continuing the effort in producing custom FreeBSD builds, I am pleased
> >> to announce a GNOME-based one.
> >> This includes a complete GNOME 2.26.2 desktop and also the
> >> gnome-power-tools and gnome-fifth-toe package collections.
> >> As always, feedback is welcome.
> >> Manolis Kiagias
> > It would be interesting to see how much demand exists for an
> > installation DVD with KDE 3.5. (KDE lost a large amount of voter
> > share in Linux Journal's last Readers' Choice Awards.)
> > Does anyone know how long KDE 3.5 will be available in the ports?
> > (Expecting its eventual demise, I switched to Gnome, then to XFCE4.)
> > Andrew
> When I run KDE, I run KDE4. I'm not asking for someone to generate a
> KDE3.5 or KDE4 install medium, but where is the line?
> If we make XFCE4, and Gnome2.26, why not Enlightenment, Blackbox,
> KDE3.5, KDE4, etc etc etc?
> Earlier, I made hints at a webGUI install (the install medium would
> boot into X, basic setup (VESA driver @1024x768, 24 [or 16bit]
> depth)), run firefox or another lightweight browser (even lynx in the
> console if X fails to start) on it's own filesystem or over apache.
> Once network configuration is done, you can pull the data sets for
> your choice of WM from the internet.
> I think this has potential, and would offer making it (already started
> on it), but I think my statements went on deaf ears when addressed to
> the broad public.
> So I'll ask again if anyone else would be interested in this. The
> advantage is that on this webGUI install, you can offer it (secured of
> course) over the internet for someone more technical to do the install
> or configuring, including the same post-install configuration that
> sysinstall offers.
> Anybody else think it's a good idea? Willing to take suggestions.
> Would satisfy my "designing" and "creativity" mindset I'm in right
I would definitely like to see something like this.
This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible.
This was terrible with raisins in it.
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