Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop-research

From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
To: gentoo-desktop-research@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] desktop problems
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 19:21:42
In Reply to: [gentoo-desktop-research] desktop problems by
On Monday 20 October 2003 12:47, dams@×××.fr wrote:
> Here is a repetition of what could describe a desktop problem that fall > into our field of research. What do you think? > > > For me, a desktop problem is not always a problem wich involve window > managers, or graphical interface. > > I would tend to say that desktop means workstation for private use, client > side. That is, everything UI oriented. That includes windows manager, but > also config programs, installation problems, software installations, and > simple (client-side personal use) system managment. By client side I mean > everything that does not use servers. So setting internet/lan connection is > desktop, but setting a ftp server is not. > > In addition, bringing hardware to work for home user is also part of the > job.
I agree with this. Everything associated with a workstation is within the desktop focus. So setting up simple lan connections is related, multihomed machines not. Paul -- Paul de Vrieze Gentoo Developer Mail: pauldv@g.o Homepage:


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