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Re: [trinity-devel] Debian GNU/kFreeBSD

From: Jimmy Johnson <field.engineer@...>
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2018 16:21:38 -0700
On 06/04/2018 02:42 PM, gregory guy wrote:
> Le Sun, 3 Jun 2018 14:31:32 -0700,
> Jimmy Johnson <field.engineer@...> a écrit :
> 
>> On 06/03/2018 01:30 AM, Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
>>> Am Freitag, 1. Juni 2018 schrieb Jimmy Johnson:
>>>> Debian GNU/kFreeBSD seems to be abbandonware. "Debian GNU/kFreeBSD
>>>> is a discontinued GNU variant released by the Debian project."
>>>> Trinity GNU/TFreeBSD, sounds interesting to me. :)
>>
>>> Actually TDE on FreeBSD works quite nice :-)
>>>
>>> There are ony 2 things I have not working right now:
>>> - Shutting down the computer from TDE logout - but that's a feature
>>> I never use, I configured every notebook to shut down on lid close.
>>> - storage media are not mounted correctly via HAL. This may or may
>>> not be a problem of my configuration, as I have "automount"
>>> installed for handling my storage media, but I think I have to look
>>> at the code and figure out what goes wrong (I'll post what goes
>>> wrong later - when I understand what actually happens).
>>>
>>> Nik
>>
>>
>> Hi Nik, It's been a longtime since installing freebsd, at that time I
>> installed a few different bsd's, after your post I started reading
>> release notes and comparing other bsd's and it looks like freebsd is
>> the way to go when the time comes that I stop testing debian/devuan
>> and settle on a single distro, at that time ease of installation will
>> not be a factor as it is now, also Slackware is another option to
>> consider.
>>
>> Thank you,
> 
> Some people have made packages and/or build scripts for Slackware
> over time, here are those I've been aware of:
> 
> - http://www.giustetti.net/wiki/index.php?title=TDE_introduction
> - https://sourceforge.net/projects/tde-slackware
> - http://www.inpito.org/trinity.php
> 
> Regards.
> @+


I'm pretty busy but wanted to reply.

I will do a install when I have time and the mood strikes me as I would 
like to see TDE on a slack desktop.

What I would really like to see is slack ported to debian, because I 
have disability's that interfere with my keyboarding. With one person or 
more porting and my testing, if it is possible, I don't think it would 
take long.  I should talk to Patrick about this.  Patrick is a friend 
who has personally installed slack on one of my laptops, we have not 
talked for a long while and I need to see if we are, as the saying goes, 
on the same page.

Thank you Gregory for your post.
-- 
Jimmy Johnson

Devuan Jessie - TDE Trinity R14.0.4 - AMD A8-7600 - EXT4 at sda2
Registered Linux User #380263