Configuration Tool

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Would you like to have a general control center?

Yes, would be really great
Maybe not so bad
No, what for?... I love my f****** config files
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Post by 4r5eN » Sat Feb 10, 2007 2:24

I don't like YAST. Konsole + emerge rulez. I think that this is simple and easy enough to use... Some other things may need to change, but in my opinion this need to be the way it is...

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Post by Appleman1234 » Sat Feb 10, 2007 3:02

If you don't want to use the new configuration control panel application than you don't have to :).

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Post by LordBernhard » Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:27

are there any new information when it will be ready and in available in a release... it's really annoying to don't have wlan working (i'm not able to get it to work with config files)
that's the biggest negative point for 3.3 that it's not integrated... and that my ati (x700) doesn't work :-(

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Post by Majamee » Mon Mar 26, 2007 16:36

I think the config tool of Mandriva or PCLinuxOS is great. I love it. And I would love it even more if it finds its way into Sabayon.

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Post by LordBernhard » Sat Apr 28, 2007 16:37

i've just seen that yast2 is now completely opensource... which means you can follow the coding line by line... maybe the sabayon devs could look into for some ideas. (but don't look at sax2... it's awful)

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Post by R3MF » Mon Apr 30, 2007 18:22

YAST would be cool.

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Post by Darksurf » Tue May 01, 2007 2:41

That is actually a really good idea. I like the idea of a specifically made configuration tool for Sabayon! That would help draw in a crowd for more people to move to Sabayonlinux!!! Besides, I'd use it. ;)

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Re: Configuration Tool

Post by LordBernhard » Sun Jul 27, 2008 17:11

so.. I'm digging this old post from me out to ask if there are any news on this one...

we've got a cool new package management stack (entropy) with a more or less useable graphical packagemanager (spritz) (although it seems a bit slow to me) ... and still there's nothing like a control center in the make afaik :-(

Again I'd suggest Yast as the perfect choice .. especially as it has been cleaned up recently and there are also efforts to port it to other distros (e.g. fedora)

If there's still someone working on a control center.. what's the state, is there any release plan yet, can we expect it for Sabayon Linux 4.0?

and the better question: is there any development going on for 4.0 yet? (and which changes are planned for it)

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Re: Configuration Tool

Post by wolfden » Sun Jul 27, 2008 17:20

nobody ever was and nobody is working on one

Any and all development will be on the blog

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Re: Configuration Tool

Post by deadfool » Sun Jul 27, 2008 17:37

LordBernhard wrote:but I really wonder whether NOBODY have EVER tought about a GLOBAL configuration tool, for things like partitions, network, sound, bootmanager, useraccounts, printers, (maybe also a package manager based on emerge) ...

oh so you mean kcontrol center

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