[linux] The great OS debate
jnicol at cac.washington.edu
Fri Jul 9 15:18:15 PDT 2004
Gentoo also has pre-compiled binaries for larger packages such as
OpenOffice, Mozilla, etc. If "emerge openoffice" is taking too long, try
"emerge openoffice-bin". I've never even tried compiling OO on my P3 866.
Also, I hate spacial Nautilus (personal preference I guess), but it's
easy enough to turn off.
On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Joshua Daniel Franklin wrote:
> I'm running FC2 at home (actually my wife requested it) on an Athlon XP
> we love GNOME 2.6's features including the spacial Nautilus. I ran Debian for
> a while
> and still do on a file server, but I got tired of waiting for the latest
> Obviously I need to try Gentoo but time is short (and I'm not that excited of
> 20 hours for OO.org).
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