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Re: SEUL: Re: SEUL distribution?

On Thu, 15 Jan 1998, Erik Walthinsen (Omega) wrote:

> > -How good is the DEbian user interface?  You don't even get
> > auto-upgradable menus.  And you get mosly raw X apps so the user is
> > supposed to twinkle with resources.  :-(
> And RedHat is much better?  Yes, they have put some work into developing a
> few window-manager setups, and some menu automation, but have they tried
> to build a set of tools and applications to flesh out the interface?  Not
> that I've seen.

Yes, debian DOES have auto-upgradeable menus. :)

This is from the description of the menus package:

menu - provides update-menus functions for some applications

The intent of this package is to streamline the menu's (like the fvwm2
ones) in debian. For this purpose, it provides a "update-menus" programme,
that will check for new menu files (as provided by other packages in
/usr/lib/menu), and run the install programmes in /etc/menu-methods of the
various window managers (or console menu's, like pdmenu) on the new
menufiles. Also in this package are a couple menu entries, as an example. 
The system admin can easily override these, as can any package maintainer.

George Bonser 
If NT is the answer, you didn't understand the question. (NOTE: Stolen sig)
Debian/GNU Linux ... the maintainable operating system.