[lug] Linuxconf deprecation

David Trowbridge jupiter at flatirons.org
Wed Aug 15 14:11:56 MDT 2001

If you've got Ximian GNOME, you might want to try out the ximian setup
tools. They're still pretty early in development, but so far they look
good. They're available through the 'ximian preview' channel on red


David Trowbridge
jupiter at flatirons.org

"Base 8 is just like base 10 really...if you're missing two fingers"
	-Tom Lehrer

On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, ljp wrote:

> At 12:53 8/15/2001 -0600, you wrote:
> >I noticed, while installing RedHat 7.1, that Linuxconf is being
> >deprecated.  I also noticed that some of the other configuration tools,
> >such as control-panel, have already disappeared.  What are these being
> >replaced with? Are they being replaced?  Or is the administrator now left
> >to configure everything manually?
> Nothing personal, but I hate linuxconf. I've been using SuSE 7.x and
> Mandrake 8. For SuSE, yast is really great. and Mandrake has  Mandrake
> control panel, which is ok. But yast really kicks butt for doing admin
> stuff all in one place. I've been liking Mandrake, even tho it uses a
> broken gcc.... *sigh*
> All these do anyway is usually edit the config files. Although linuxconf
> seems to hide them, so even if you manually edit the regular config files,
> it'll not change on reboot. I hate that, so I uninstalled it.
> ljp
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