On Mon, 8 Jun 2015 15:18:12 +0000
Debarshi Ray <rishi.is(a)lostca.se> wrote:
On Thu, Jun 04, 2015 at 10:45:20AM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> Ideally it would not only install those packages, but configure
> them to a default to privacy setup. Additionally making some other
> changes from default desktop settings to do that as well. This is
> something that could be done in the spin %post or the like (all the
> other spins setup various config there), or perhaps in a seperate
> package like a 'netizen-privacy' that makes those changes.
But, but ...
> So, you not only include say tor, but you setup the browser to use
> it by default, etc.
... then there is the issue of choice. I am paranoid, but I also have
strong opinions on how my desktop should look and behave. Will we be
offering different variants of the Netizen spin, then?
Or have we finally given up on this choice thing? ;)
No. I am not sure what point you are trying to make here...
can you try and rephrase or clarify?
You can still install and configure tor on any install.
I think it pretty unlikely that tor setup would be default on all
installs. Tor is slow, many people don't want it.
Having a spin where it's setup and configured for you could be a useful
starting point for some people who desire that. You can always adjust
You could take that as a general criticism of most of the non-DE
They are handy starting points, IMHO.
I would be happier if someone did the hard work of making things
secure, in the products and spins that we already have. I don't think
our users should have to choose between a more secure and a less
secure Fedora. eg., just because someone wants to use Tor, doesn't
mean that she should have to install a different flavour of
Fedora. She should be able to configure it in any of the flavours or
products that she is already using.
Sure and they can.
There's (as always) many ways to the same goals here.
* A spin that is configured so people have an example and starting
* Better out of the box config on packages (like tor) that make it
easier to set them up and configure things to use them.
* Better docs on how to do the above.
Look at all that choice!