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Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> I don't know whether we should want to cater first-time linux users. I
> certainly wouldn't recommend gentoo to first-time users. The gentoo focus is
> on more savvy users and there is plenty to break in gentoo, and the
> environment doesn't invite point-and-click users either. In any case gentoo
> started out as a distribution for power users. Gradually more people started
> using gentoo. Besides many more power users that included system admins
> (enterprise users) and less savvy users. Let it be clear that everyone who
> finds gentoo usefull for himself is more than welcome to use it, but we
> shouldn't try to focus on being a beginners distro as we're not, and doing so
> would alienate the core group of people (our user base, the people who man
> the forum, the community) who make gentoo what it is.
Absolutely. I think the idea of a slideshow is not that bad, but one
should be able to disable it.