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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To much trouble / Not enough options
by Tom on Sun 18th Jan 2004 14:03 UTC

I am currently running RH9 and have been using RH since 1999. I'm not a geek (wish I was) but over the years I have learned enough to install most packages that I've needed like (current Java Environment, MPlayer, and MP3 player w/juke box, Firebird, ... And I've always managed to get my printer and sound configured.

Now I read that Xandros might make me go thru this learning curve again if I am not satisfied with what they give meby default.

I think I will wait for Fedora-2.6 and if I must learn more to configure it at least I will be building upon what I have already learned.