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From: Luke-Jr <luke-jr@...>
Subject: Re: What "just works" and what doesn't?
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 16:20:39 +0000
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/
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