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    Re: GARNOME (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, February 02 @ 21:24:17 GMT

    Let’s just hope for a 3.1 update source to point apt to, upgrading to all mentioned packages + a few others…

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    Re: GARNOME (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, February 02 @ 21:34:12 GMT

    May I just ask what you have done to make Woody stable?

    This flamebait is typical of the WhingeingGits (TM) who just sit on their fat arses waiting for the next debian release to appear on LinuxToday.

    If you think things aren’t going quickly enough, get of your lazy butt and do something about it.

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    • Re: GARNOME by Anonymous on Friday, March 01 @ 17:47:41 GMT

    Re: GARNOME (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, February 02 @ 21:47:55 GMT

    That gives me an idea. That’s relabel ‘stable’ as ‘server’ and a kind of a little more tested ‘woody’ to ‘desktop’. What do you think?

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    Re: GARNOME (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, February 02 @ 23:52:23 GMT

    I’m with ya buddy, i know what your saying. Woody is already on the way to being painfully behind. And there is no progress. If debian was a company it would be time to kick out the CEO and get a new vision for the project. Whatever they’re doing right now ain’t cutting it. I mean it’s fine for desktops and little samba servers and crap like that, but for big stuff, it just ain’t cuttin it. At least stop cheering about how a rag tag group of amateurs can do better work than a commercial entity when their next stable release is already badly outdated and it isn’t even released yet, and the release date is no where in sight.

    Ok it’s getting sad when the release schedule for major versions of the linux kernel itself is faster than your fricken distro, ugh.

    But despite the pathetic release schedule developers still find time to chase whimsical projects like debian-w32, debian-freebsd, debian-mach, debian-hurd. I’d rather have one decent distro based around linux not a jack-of-all-trades distro that has an antique distribution for every kernel ever made.

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    Debian development (Score: 1)
    by dleal on Sunday, February 03 @ 12:45:56 GMT
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    What I don’t get is why this goes on for so long…

    I don’t want to flame anybody. I usually use unstable because of the features it gives (although lately it has become a ‘little’ too unstable). FreeBSD people have -release, -stable, and -current (by stability order). Is it that hard to, say, at some point in the year, take a snapshot of testing, freeze it (without freezing testing), then pound the thing for some time and put a -release tag on it? Ok, maybe it won’t be so super tested as debian’s current ‘stable’ release, but, whoa, I would venture that more releases also bring more users and, thus, more testing.

    As I said, I love debian, and I’m probably not aware of all the work it takes. Maybe it’s not that simple. But, if others are able to do it (FreeBSD, OpenBSD, all with very high quality) why doesn’t debian?

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    Re: Gnome2 on woody (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Wednesday, February 06 @ 21:27:11 GMT

    You can build Gnome2 on woody. Check out

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