Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 17th Sep 2011 00:19 UTC
Linux "Many Linux distributions have taken the path of easy GUI-based installation, in order to appeal to a broader mix of users. But not Arch Linux, which emphasises simplicity of technical complexity over general usability. Richard Hillesley explains."
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by r00kie on Sat 17th Sep 2011 21:25 UTC
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Using a full blown DE and want apps from another DE to look good or want to use apps specifically written for another DE? Expect half of the other DE to be pulled in as a dependency.

Is it broken? File a bug report.

Don't like it? Use ABS and recompile it yourself.

Cant't be bothered? Choose another distro, there are plenty to choose from.

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