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Re: Network Manager, Firefox and more on FC10

On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 14:28 -0500, Mark Haney wrote:

> I have plenty of respect for ALL developers.  As I said above the Fedora
> group do damn good work.  And, I believe the /intent/ to make a good all
> around networking implementation is there in the NM devs.  I just think
> it's a silly way to do it.  That's not disrespect, that's just a
> disagreement.  Please, take your moral high ground elsewhere.  I am not
> a sheep just waiting for the devs to spoon feed me with whatever they
> want.  If I don't like something, I'm vocal about it.  I do file bug
> reports, as many as I can feasibly handle.  The rest I deal with until
> it's fixed or I find a different way of doing it.  That's the beauty of
> open source.
the assumptions when you use the Live-CD to install...

that you are using dhcp, that you are installing a workstation, not a
server and thus it installs and configures NetworkManager.

If you would just download the full DVD and install from that, you would
save yourself a headache because it would match your expectations.

Given the amount of installations that you seem to do, it almost makes
sense for you to just mirror the entire 'Everything' and 'updates' and
install via NFS or HTTP from your own mirror. I personally use 'yam'
which is Dag Wieer's brilliant tool for creating mirrors of various
repo's with fsync.


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