early warning I hope
Linux for blind general discussion
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Wed Feb 19 17:01:23 UTC 2020
It has one, and it'll get better by the next iso release. You run auto
to get that done.
On Wed, 19 Feb 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 11:16:56
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: early warning I hope
> I wish slynt had a auto partition drive feature choice I don't feel
> cunfortable creating linux partitions manually
> On 2/19/2020 8:53 AM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> > I just want to say in this thread that I'm fairly new to Slint and have
> > found the support very good.?? I appreciate it.
> > I'm not disparaging other distros, by the way.?? I've used Arch, Debian, and
> > Fedora for fairly long periods.
> > Al
> > On 2/19/20 4:47 AM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> >> Hi Micha??l,
> >> let me answer to this part of your last message:
> >> Le 19/02/2020 ?? 04:28, Micha??l Caron Couturier a ??crit :
> >>> On the other side, Slint is Slackware based, out of the 5 majors
> >>> distributions bases, it's one of the two far less used so the user have
> >>> barely no community to help him in case of issues.
> >> Really?
> >> For Slackware proper, there is this a very active forum:
> >> https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/
> >> For Slint specifically we recently replaced the former mailing list by a
> >> new one, cf. this blog post:
> >> https://slint.fr/blog/welcome-to-the-new-slint-mailing-list.html
> >> It is very friendly and active, you can check looking at the archives
> >> for the current month: https://www.freelists.org/archive/slint/02-2020
> >> We have now also a mumble channel dedicated to Slint.
> >> So your statement "no community to help in case of issues" is not true.
> >> The Slint mailing list is even more active than the debian-accessibility
> >> mailing list that I also follow <smile>.
> >> I don't say that to despise Debian which indeed is a good distribution,
> >> and Debian contributors like Samuel do an outstanding job.
> >> As an aside indeed Slint ships Mate with mate-tweak and Compiz, and
> >> documents how to get the best of it:
> >> http://slackware.uk/slint/x86_64/slint-14.2.1/doc/Accessibility/CompizKeyBindings
> >> Slint also allows to switch between console mode and a desktop without
> >> loosing speech out of the box, which you can do with other distributions
> >> only with a not obvious post-install manual configuration.
> >> That's not to say Slint is perfect, it certainly isn't. But we all ears
> >> to bug reports and requests for help and enhancements.
> >> Best regards,
> >> Didier Spaier
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