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From: marcos ferreyra <bocacorazon@...>
Subject: Fwd: Re: What "just works" and what doesn't?
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 12:28:05 -0700 (PDT)
I did not want to imply that Gentoo is worse than the
rest in terms of printing.

I followed the printing how-to (which BTW is great)
and everything worked just fine.

It just takes some work setting everything up ... and
the question was "What just works?" which I took to
mean "with no additional setup"



--- Luke-Jr <luke-jr@...> wrote:

> From: Luke-Jr <luke-jr@...>
> To: gentoo-desktop@g.o
> Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 16:20:39 +0000
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] What "just works" and
> what doesn't?
> 
> 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
> > >
> > >
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> >
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> -- 
> Luke-Jr
> Developer, Utopios
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> 

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