Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Sep 2009 22:38 UTC, submitted by EvilWells
Debian and its clones Developer Frans Pop, author of debtree, posted an article showing the evolution in size of the GNOME desktop environment in recent Debian releases. The picture he paints isn't particularly pretty: the default GNOME install has increased drastically in size over the years.
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RE[5]: Get off my lawn!
by vivainio on Tue 8th Sep 2009 19:41 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Get off my lawn!"
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Is it THAT HARD to understand, that not everyone needs device automounting, media autostart, notifications; automatic recognition of file format and all of this 'wonderful enhancements'?

They would be better of switching to NetBSD instead of fighting the windmills on Linux side.

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RE[6]: Get off my lawn!
by marcp on Tue 8th Sep 2009 19:46 in reply to "RE[5]: Get off my lawn!"
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The real problem is that most of these enhancements [UDEV, HAL] are starting to invade some of the *BSDs ... and that's why I'm so mad about the idea itself.

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