I picked up an info tidbit lately (one one of these lists, I think), to
the effect that the next Fedora release will have SELinux; so, being as I
am paranoid on principle in my electronic ignorance, I'm trying to read
more than I can follow at http://www.nsa.gov/selinux -- especially since I
liked what I saw of Fedora, and would probably still be using it if it had
had a line in the GUI display config for my new flat panel monitor (as, I
hope & trust, it's apt to ere long).
Given that I live behind a hardware router as well as RedHat's medium
level of security -- and normally turn the cable modem off at night, as
well as shutting everything down when out of town, and updating every few
days when in town, or at once on receipt of any security notice from
RedHat -- does SELinux look like being more of a boon or a hassle?
If not, I should be looking at caosity and mandrake, to have an
alternative when I cease to be safe (or able at all!) to run RH9 ...
Beartooth Autodidact <id est karhunhammas (at) lserv dot com>
antiquated sclerotic sub-technoid, trying to learn linux
Keep in mind that I know little of what I'm talking about.
I've been following the Fedora Project for some
months now and feel I could contribute with
some help in graphics design/illustration/etc.
Where do I start?
I've made some changes to the startup-screen
("rhgb" - right?)that I would like to see -
should I post them somewhere to get opinions?
And more importantly, what needs to be done?
> Next, the "Kill" list - these ones seemed unprofessional or just plain
> wacky enough to drop alltogether:
Hi all and thanks to Red Hat for keeping the dialogue open with
its customers. I am a happy customer of Enterprise WS.
If I may argue for keeping 'bouncingcow':
I am a 49-year-old guy who has made a career in software engineering.
I've worked for some big names (Pixar and DEC to name two), and
feel confident that I am qualified to offer an expert opinion
on what is professional in our industry. With due respect to
Steven Garrity, and without claiming that my opinion carries anymore
weight than his or that of any other expert, I judge the bouncing cow
to be professional.
Now regarding 'wacky': I share the characterization that the bouncing
cow is wacky. However, I don't agree that said characterization is
per se grounds for dropping a screensaver. Without opening a debate
on 'good wacky' versus 'bad wacky', I will say only that when others
have walked by my computer and took note of the cow bouncing away
on the monitor, they have without exception shown appreciation for it.
My simple point here is that the cow is well liked out here in
this corner of customerland :-)
And for the final prong of my argument, I offer a resounding
"me too!" in response to Ethan Zimmerman's posting:
Nooo! Don't take away my bouncing cow!
Thank you, and moooo
Why get rid of any?
Please forgive me if this has been mentioned before, but I don't think
If the issue is clutter and too many choices, then KDE seemed to come up
with a solution: categories.
If you haven't seem it, they are organized like folders that drop open
the list of savers. Categories are named things like "Fractals",
"OpenGL Screen Savers" and "Flying Things".
I agree there are a lot, but I can't say I wouldn't miss a single one.
GPG fingerprint = FB59 8265 0865 0CB8 94B5 FC26 F573 F09C 15F2 33F6
http://www.gnupg.org - 'Cause e-mail has no envelope.
You can view a basic set of icons for OOo Writer at:
There are many icons for OpenOffice.org (understatement of the year),
so this is just a start.
We're planning on hitting the most visible ones first and then will
work our way through the others.
Art Director, Red Hat
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