[Sugar-devel] Modern Linux trends (was: Re: [PATCH] use ConsoleKit instead of HAL for)
sascha-ml-ui-sugar-devel at silbe.org
Sun Apr 25 14:34:25 EDT 2010
On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 02:16:34PM -0400, Bernie Innocenti wrote:
>> unified, perhaps, except that access from shell (last i looked)
>> was fairly inadequate.
> So I'm not the only one to be disgusted by this trend?
> Modern Linux is becoming worryingly similar to MacOS and Windows.
In some ways it (*) already got worse - see the recent Xorg decision to
use a fixed DPI value.
> CLI support is being added as an afterthought to new subsystems:
Oh yeah, my pet peeve. None of the CLI tools for NM that I tried so far
were really useful, and this one doesn't look any better. :-/
I don't need a way to script pressing a button on nm-applet, I need a
full-featured replacement for it. I need a way to _configure_ "system"
connections, not just use them.
(*) Actually I'm referring to the usual ecosystem around Linux, not the
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