a few questions

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Mon Aug 10 19:34:42 UTC 2015

Mate is a lighter weight desktop than gnome so it will run on hardware 
with not all that much memory where gnome may not.
The litedm-greeter program in mate now has a serious bug in that it 
accepts no keyboard input.  I found this out yesterday and had it 
verified by the creator of sonar-mate.  That in time probably will be 
I'm offering you information not opinion since I don't know anything 
about your hardware or use of it.  Hopefully you'll be able to put it to 
some use.

On Mon, 10 Aug 2015, Mike and Jenna wrote:

> Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 13:33:50
> From: Mike and Jenna <schwaltze at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Blinux-list at redhat.com
> Subject: a few questions
> Hi,
> I have taken a break from Linux but have always used debian. Now I am
> getting back into along with my wife with the goal of switching from windows
> to Linux full time. We are going to stick with debian as we like what it
> offers but my questions are which is better mate or gnome to use. I would
> like so pros and cons if possible. What programs do you think are a must and
> why? Also when I install gnome cause it uses pulse speakup stops working is
> there a good way to fix this?
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