Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: Luke-Jr <luke-jr@×××××××.org>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] What "just works" and what doesn't?
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 16:20:46
Message-Id: 200410061620.43291.luke-jr@utopios.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] What "just works" and what doesn't? by marcos ferreyra
On Wednesday 06 October 2004 3:43 pm, marcos ferreyra wrote:
> Examples of things that DON'T WORK out-of-the-box are > * wireless (in my experience, very hard to set up)
(Never tried w/ Gentoo.)
> * software suspend
There is no stable software suspend for Linux at all. Hardly something that Gentoo can fix without kernel hackers joining one of the projects.
> * printers
Can be fixed by emerging the drivers w/ cups automatically. Perhaps a USE=extra-drivers adding RDEPENDs
> > --- Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o> wrote: > > On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 03:23, Gábor Farkas wrote: > > > set up a printer in gnome. > > > > > > i must admit, maybe i just don't know how to do > > > > it. > > > > > i usually emerge kdebase, and use kcontrol (kde > > > > control center) > > > > > to add a cups printer. > > > > > > so, if there's a normal way to add a printer in > > > > gnome, tell me. > > > > emerge gnome-cups-manager > > > > I really wish this ebuild would add a .desktop entry > > to the Desktop > > Preferences section of my Gnome menu by default. In > > fact, you might > > even have it on your system and just not know it. > > > > -- > > Chris Gianelloni > > Release Engineering - Operational/QA Manager > > Games - Developer > > Gentoo Linux > > > > > > -- > > gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list > > -- > gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list
-- Luke-Jr Developer, Utopios http://utopios.org/

Replies

Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-desktop] What "just works" and what doesn't? Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-desktop] What "just works" and what doesn't? Rasmus Wiman <rasmus@×××××.org>