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Re: [yast-devel] Handle GUI and text-mode differently - yast ncurses survey
  • From: Lukas Ocilka <lukas.ocilka@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 12:20:17 +0200
  • Message-id: <471F1C61.9020406@xxxxxxx>
Stefan Hundhammer napsal(a):
On Wednesday 24 October 2007 11:56, Lukas Ocilka wrote:
Good point, however, YaST Storage module (yast2 disk) doesn't need to be

"Sexy" is in the eye of the beholder...

Look at Partition Magic. Lots of eye candy there. And it sells, for sure
partly because of that. Sure, they don't deal with multiple dimensions like

But maybe we could make partitioning less scary for the average user, at
for common cases.

I would not flatly exclude storage from the list of tasks that could use more
eye candy.

Of course, you're right. As I've already written an year ago, Partition
Magic is a powerful and understandable tool for storage and I found that
Ubuntu partitioner (from Ubuntu 6.06 which I was testing) took a lot
'inspiration' from it.

Usability team had been focusing on YaST storage storage but I haven't
seen any useful output so far. It's not a trivial task :-/


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