Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 18th Jan 2004 08:19 UTC
Oracle and SUN Some of the more experienced among the readers can surely configure CUPS with Samba by editing configuration files with closed eyes. This kind of exercise is useful and fun the first few times, but it can quickly become a mundane task if it has to repeated often. Wouldn't it be nice if we had a distribution that could do it near-automatically? In other words, wouldn't it be nice if we just used Xandros? And despite our natural resistance to use GUI for any kind of configuration, could we still love Xandros? Robert Storey investigates.
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Mdk9.0
by Anonymous on Sun 18th Jan 2004 11:51 UTC

Not wanting to troll or anything, but I'm using Mandrake 9.0, and it's okay. I attached a printer a few months ago, and everything from the print manager (whatever that is), the printer drivers and all else was configured using the GUI. I can honestly say that I've never used the command line for anything to do with the printer.

I guess I was confused by the article introduction which seemed to say that every user of Linux will *have* to resort to a terminal to get anything done. I just haven't found that.