My 2 cents on the whole Fedora to succeed as global wide deployed desktop are...

Colin Walters walters at
Tue Sep 4 13:52:35 UTC 2007

On 9/4/07, Jesse Keating <jkeating at> wrote:
> On Mon, 03 Sep 2007 14:55:19 -0400
> Stewart Adam <s.adam at> wrote:
> > That's what I'm saying - Letting the user select is nice. Some
> > machine's fans will blare, others not. Some Desktop CPU have throttle
> > states, others none or not enough to make a big change.
> Letting the user choose is fine.  Asking every single user the question
> is not fine.  I'm all for customization and choice, I just think we
> toss enough technobabble at people and get in their way enough before
> we let them use the system.  Keep in mind that Live images don't really
> go through this and there haven't been many(any?) complaints in that
> area despite the rather large uptake on usage.  I think that model
> somewhat proves that we don't have to bombard our users with a ton of
> questions and instead pick reasonable defaults and provide tools to
> adjust after the fact.

*shakes pom-poms*
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