[CS-FSLUG] Linux Today - Is desktop Linux too fragmented to succeed? A friend tells it like it is!!

Fred A. Miller fmiller at lightlink.com
Sun May 10 10:05:58 CDT 2009

Jon Glass wrote:
> On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 12:49 AM, Fred A. Miller <fmiller at lightlink.com> wrote:
>> This is all nonsense. It SHOULD be available, and it can easily be done
>> as "advanced settings" or some other descriptor. There's NO valid excuse
>> for not supplying GUI advanced config. tools, IMHO.
> Gnome does have a "gui" tool for setting esoteric settings.
> gnome-settings-manager, or some-such. I forget its name right now, but
> it shows a list of all apps on the left, with disclosure triangles,
> and when you click on a setting, you can change it on the right.
> Granted, it's all text (and boolean true/false), but hey, it's better
> than using a text editor. ;-) When I first set up Gnome, I always
> launch this app, and move my titlebar buttons to the left with it.

Thanks.....IF I ever run it again, I'll take a look.


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