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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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
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> > Chris Gianelloni
> > Release Engineering - Operational/QA Manager
> > Games - Developer
> > Gentoo Linux
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