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Re: DUG Updates



On Sat, 2008-01-05 at 19:43 -0500, Dan O'Brien wrote:
> 
> Marc Wiriadisastra wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-01-05 at 19:24 -0500, Dan O'Brien wrote:
> >   
> >> Marc Wiriadisastra wrote:
> >>     
> >>> Dan O'Brien wrote:
> >>>       
> >>>> <snip>
> >>>>
> >>>> Marc,
> >>>>
> >>>> It seems that you've gotten quite a bit done on the DUG. One thing I 
> >>>> can't help but notice is a lot seems to be Gnome specific (the 
> >>>> Customizing page for example). I'm a gnome user myself and try to 
> >>>> steer away from KDE myself but I'd be happy to fill in the necessary 
> >>>> bits tonight/tomorrow, but what about xfce? It's probably too late 
> >>>> now, but maybe in the next version of the DUG we should  have a 
> >>>> section that covers all the generic things (things that are the same 
> >>>> across each of the desktop environments) and branch off into 3 
> >>>> sections for everything else, ie (and this is just an example):
> >>>>
> >>>> generic content here
> >>>> Gnome
> >>>>  * customizing
> >>>>  * working with media
> >>>>  * etc
> >>>> KDE
> >>>>  * customizing
> >>>>  * working with media
> >>>>  * etc
> >>>> Xfce
> >>>> ...
> >>>>
> >>>> and so on down the line. This may make for an easier read as a user 
> >>>> could jump to the section covering their desktop of choice.
> >>>>
> >>>> I'll get started on filling the missing bits, are their any requests? 
> >>>> I haven't seen any responses to the requests post Marc made a couple 
> >>>> weeks ago.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>         
> >>> I don't have a working xfce install anymore since my other computer 
> >>> that uses it died.  I don't know what is in KDE either since I haven't 
> >>> used kde in ages.  I'll install xfce and go from there if you want to 
> >>> do the kde work?
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>>
> >>> Marc
> >>>
> >>>       
> >> All,
> >> I've Updated the Customizing page with KDE specific things. Also I 
> >> adjusted the Managing Software with Pirut pages as well, to show how to 
> >> start Pirut in gnome and kde.
> >>
> >> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/DesktopUserGuide/Customizing
> >> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/DesktopUserGuide/Pirut
> >>
> >> More updates soon
> >> Regards,
> >> Dan O'Brien
> >>
> >>     
> >
> > What other pages do you think need to be altered?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Marc
<snip>
> >   
> Games - I don't have any installed at the moment, so I'm not sure if 
> there are any Gnome / KDE differences, but the page does say "Default 
> Gnome Games"

I just added some stuff to this after install the kdegames package. I
don't think there is an xfce specific games package so I have included
an install explanation.

> Multimedia - All the menu drill downs seem to be gnome specific (eg. CD 
> Player "/Applications > Sound & Video > CD Player"/

I don't have KDE installed so can someone who does use it tell me where
the locations are?  I believe XFCE has a similar menu layout as to KDE.

> Financial - Kmymoney still needs to be filled in ( I've never used the 
> financial software before, but I'd intended on installing it and filling 
> that bit in later)

Are you still able to do this or do you want me to do it?

> Network - has a few Gnome specific menu drill downs on it as well.

I think NetworkManager is the default on both?  Knetworkmanager runs the
same doesn't it?

Cheers,

Marc


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