[ILUG] ximian gnome 1.4, first impressions...
stephane at antefacto.com
Tue May 8 12:31:23 IST 2001
Got around the evolution problem by grabbing the evolution snapshot
directly on the esat's ftp mirror, not quite clean but fully running !
(the evolution i run at the moment is taken from there as there's no
channel for 7.1 on ximian's red-carpet :), also successfully tested with
On 08 May 2001 10:15:00 +0100, Liam Bedford wrote:
> On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 11:46:02PM +0100, kevin lyda came forth with:
> > ok, snarfed ximian gnome this weekend. first i'll cover bad things.
> > i see these so far:
> > 1) six hour download (and no cd's to buy yet)
> > 2) installer has an fd leak. it will cause your root fs to run out
> > of space during the install if it's less then around 300megs.
> > once the installer exits the space will free up. link /tmp up
> > to an fs with enough space and you'll be fine (just reset it).
> > 3) can't find the gnome control center easily in the default
> > configuration.
> > 4) had to delete ~/.mozilla in order to stop mozilla from dumping
> > core at startup..
> well, I had fun getting it to install on a progeny machine (my laptop).
> Mozilla still takes ages to load (the hard drive is allegedly quite
> slow, must fiddle with that), and red-carpet won't run, so I can't install
> evolution (grrr them making it dependent on red-carpet to download..
> spose I could try to parse their xml files) (red-carpet core dumps
> and I haven't been able to build it from source yet).
> apart from that, it's lovely and maccy (curved corners)
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