Tips for installing windows and freeBSD both.. anyone??

Chad Perrin perrin at
Fri Nov 12 18:29:35 UTC 2010

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 07:14:38PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Nov 2010 17:49:26 -0700, Chad Perrin <perrin at> wrote:
> > 
> > I agree.  That is one type of GUI I would really love to see getting more
> > popular.
> You can already find this concept in use: The Midnight Commander,
> allthough a text-based program (but NOT a CLI program!) integrates
> command line and "abstracted" operations. It has excellent keyboard
> AND mouse support.
> Another program that comes to my mind is mencoder + gmencoder. The
> gmencoder offers a GUI wrapper for the mencoder program. You can
> keep using this GUI program for one-time use, or use the mencoder
> command line program for scripting.

The type of program I specifically meant was the sort of thing that
actually tells the user the command that would perform the same task as
the button-click, so that users of the GUI (or captive interface TUI)
would get to see what is going on behind the scenes and perhaps learn
from it.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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