Fedora Core formalism
C M Reinehr
Tue Mar 13 12:29:45 PDT 2007
On Tuesday 13 March 2007 14:14, David Bandel wrote:
> On 3/12/07, Collins Richey <crichey at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/12/07, Kurt Wall <kwall at kurtwerks.com> wrote:
> > > On Sunday 11 March 2007 22:14, Ric Moore wrote:
> > > > On Sat, 2007-03-10 at 19:23 -0700, Collins Richey wrote:
> > > > > What he said. Fedora is Red Ht, and Red Hat just luvs Gnome - why
> > > > > would anyone want to run anything else, right?
> > > >
> > > > I thought Ubuntu installed gnome as default?
> > To be sure, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian, and Novell just luv Gnome.
> > Obviously, the rest of us have it all wrong.
> Well, Red Crap and Novell I understand (they also install Grub by
> default), and Ubuntu is following their leader (sic), but Debian has a
> default desktop/luv for Gnome? I've installed Debian using the
> testing net install more times than I care to count and never noticed
> any desktop partiality at all. In fact, I just select Openbox and wdm
> and no KDE or Gnome is ever even mentioned. In fact, wdm doesn't even
> require windowmaker (or is that widowmaker?).
> I must be doing something wrong.
No, I wouldn't say that you are doing anything wrong, you're just not doing a
task selection for a desktop install, which installs the entire Gnome
environment. Now, I don't use task select and just install the programs I
want individually (and what they require).
> David A. Bandel
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