[Dev] Compliments & Suggestions
lukeshu at sbcglobal.net
Sun May 22 23:13:52 GMT 2016
On Fri, 20 May 2016 14:34:16 -0400,
Carl & Kim wrote:
> First, let me say that I don't know is the right place to be as I'm
> not a developer or hacker - just a long time linux user, distro
> junkie, and desktop junkie. Looked for forums, but didn't find them.
This is as good a place as any.
We've discussed having forums from time to time, but have decided that
the mailing lists and IRC are good enough for now.
> I wish to compliment all of the real developers, packagers, etc who
> have created Parabola. I found it by accident while searching
> distrowatch for free linux distros.
> I have downloaded and installed the 16.03 Mate iso and must say I am
> quite pleased with the results. Only hiccup was having to look up the
> systemd command to start X automatically on bootup. Could that be
> added to the installation?
What do you mean by that? To the default install? Or to the install
> So far it seems much better than other
> free versions I have tried (gNewsense, Trisquel, Blag) - more complete
> and up to date. I like that is based on Arch and it's rolling release
> I don't know if this 16.03 edition is an official or testing release
> as it is not listed on distrowatch but it does seem like it's at least
> ready for prime time testing.
Yes, it is an official release.
> Your distrowatch listing is sadly out
> of date, not having been updated since 2012. May I suggest the listing
> be upgraded to get you more exposure, and hopefully, help.
Yes, we've tried, but distrowatch has proven difficult to work with.
> Again, my compliments to you. Keep up the good work.
~ Luke Shumaker
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