[conspire] Dapper & Easyubuntu
rick at linuxmafia.com
Sun Dec 3 22:31:27 PST 2006
Quoting Daniel Gimpelevich (daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us):
> > Random thought: I'll bet the GNOME guys would frown if you walked into
> > GNOMEville talking about the binary names of individual GNOME widgets,
> > and scandalised at the very idea of someone opening an xterm and typing
> > "gnome-volume-control &".
> I don't think they would need to. I'd speculate that most people who have
> ever executed any binary that uses any form of libgtk from an xterm think
> twice about ever doing such a thing again.
I might be missing your joke, here: FWIW, I just went to an xterm on my
Xubuntu iBook and typed "abiword &" at the command prompt. It seems to
work great, exactly as expected.
For that matter, typing "gnome-volume-control &" seems to work, too.
So, if there's some deep GNOME magic, I'm _really_ missing it.
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