Announcing Fedora 7 Test 4 (6.93)

alan alan at
Tue May 1 16:13:55 UTC 2007

On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Monday 30 April 2007 20:44:03 Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> How is KDE on Fedora less integrated? Why do you think people like Than
>> Ngo, Rex Dieter, Sebastian Vahl or me work our behinds off to fix things
>> like this:
>> which is now finally fixed (thanks also to a developer from Pardus who made
>> a one-line fix to my patch to get it to work instead of crashing)? (In
>> fact, we have to specifically fix what your GNOME developers break, but
>> that's another issue.)
> All our system config tools are GTK.  The installer is GTK.  Our applications
> like gnome-power-manager and NetworkManager and smolt and etc.. are all GTK.
> Our work went into GDM to improve login experience.  Our Fast User Switching
> is designed for gnome.  I can go on and on.  These aren't bad things, they're
> just the way they are.

The network config tools need some work.  (Especially for Wireless.)  I 
have been trying to get my bcm4306 chipset wireless to work.  The network 
tools don't see it.  (And I have the firmware that I used on FC6 with no 
problems.)  The list of wireless cards in the drop down list seems very 
old.  It needs to be updated to the currently supported list.  (As much as 
wireless is at this point...)

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