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Re: [opensuse] Software Manager (YaST2) - a question about its behaviour
On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 02:50:01PM +0100, LLLActive@xxxxxxx wrote:
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Why not "summary" as default?; then 'normal users' do not have to
use CLI (again) to allow all options.

Check this mail thread. There had been reason to stay with the current

In the past a summary got displayed. There had been valid reasons
against this. While a summary is still an available option. See
/etc/sysconfig/yast2:PKGMGR_ACTION_AT_EXIT and the comments above.

To modify the configuration a user isn't forced to use the command line
or an editor at all. All you need is to call the YaST sysconfig editor.

Remember the intended user; we are the exception when we continually
play around with the CLI (which I admit is much more fun for geeks).

Could there eventually be an attitude to get openSUSE into a normal
user market, or will it be kept for 'geeks only'? "geez

What's a normal user? you, me, who?

I consider the current default ok. It return to the point where the
user started the journey.


Lars Müller [ˈlaː(r)z ˈmʏlɐ]
Samba Team
SUSE Linux, Maxfeldstraße 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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