[rescue] Re: G5 case

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Wed Jun 25 15:20:37 CDT 2003

On Wednesday 25 June 2003 22:07, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 09:45:25PM +0200, Frank Van Damme wrote:
> > On Wednesday 25 June 2003 12:21, Peter Corlett wrote:
> > > Mozilla doesn't take over the whole display and spawn a load of
> > > pointless daemons listening on the network going "come and help
> > > yourself" to all the crackers out there, for a start.
> >
> > I disable them all.
> >
> > Actually, I usually leave out the desktop and run just the apps on a
> > normal X11 window manager.
> Yeah, there's a handful of Gnome apps I use that way.  Pan springs to
> mind, for instance.

Pan, ahhh... I can't survive without it. I've been running cvs versions of it
for more then a year and a half now. Always been rock-stable and pretty quick
too (except for the gtk2 interface which has become pretty slow lately

> But I have no use whatsoever for the whole Gnome
> environment.  If I wanted a Windows lookalike, I could use Windows.

Windows lookalike? C'mon... don't be so mean to Gnome!

> Looked at Mozilla Firebird?  People I know who've gotten it working say
> it's one of the better "light, fast shell around gecko" browsers.  Mozilla
> itself pretty much does what I need in a browser, though.

Grmbl. That's the drop in a bucket of hype. I'm downloading it now!

Frank Van Damme    http://www.openstandaarden.be
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