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Re: [seul-edu] Mandrake Distro.....
It was a pleasure to meet all of you at LWExpo, (San
As usual my available time is shorter than expected,
nevertheless I had some nice talk with most of you.
If I remember, I had a talk with Colette, Aaron, Jeff
and Bill. I hope I did not forget anybody.
They all did a great job.
On the down side, I had the feeling you were
understaffed. For two booth it was a lot of work for
Let's improve it for next time.
Also, let me know if you would like to change
As an example, were the computers ok for the show ?
You are not the only one to mention the lag of some
cities in the time zone locations. Thank you for your
comment, it will help to improve the application.
--- Bill Ries-Knight <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thanks Eugene
> I had a comfortable time in San Jose for the LW
> Expo. MandrakeSoft
> (Eugene) was also kind enough to pass along
> mutitudes of the Mandrake
> 7.1 gpl cd. I have installed it sucessfully 5 out
> of 5 times, including
> once on a K7-750 running Win2k and Win98 from Win98
> (I get the NT boot
> Dialog, I Select Windows 98, then a choice for
> Windows 98 or Linux is
> given). At this time, I think it is finding its way
> to my favorite list
> due to it's ease of setup. (One system has an
> otherwise unknown
> integrated lan chip, but the system disk had a linux
> driver. I ran the
> recommemded script, and the lan functioned on the
> next boot.) I had no
> issue with the Xserver configuration and sound is
> To modify the look and feel of the system, ther is
> a GUI panel clalled
> DrakConf buried in the configuration menu under
> OTHER. The DrakConf
> panel is easy to handle minor configuration issues
> that often arise,
> such as setting the clock
> Humor Dept.
> There is one oddity to take note of however....When
> going to configure
> the time, MANY timezone locations are listed, Lots
> in Indiana and
> Antarctica and minor nation locations. Loa Angeles
> is there, but no
> other place in California, and there are listings
> for places Dawson and
> As the parent company is in So.Cal, I guess
> Just a curiosity.
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