WikiWiki? (Was "[Scribus] suse 9.2")

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Jan 31 19:01:25 CET 2005

On Monday 31 January 2005 17:16, Maciej Hanski wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Jan 2005 17:18:19 +0100
> Craig Bradney <cbradney at> wrote:
> > Just going to have to stick my 2 cents in for Gentoo, even though it
> > might not be your stuff or you might not have the wish to compile stuff
> > often. However, I turned on the old Duron 900 here which hasnt been on
> > since late September. It spent quite awhile updating, over 170 packages
> > including all of Gnome and KDE (over 600mb of source tarballs) and I had
> > NO issues with upgrades..
> >
> > process: Turn on, login in, emerge sync, emerge -uaDv world, etc-update
> > and update any config files and it was done. Life in a perfect world..
> > ahh :)
> Ok, thank you, I'm sitting right now in front of my brand new Gentoo
> desktop, compiling Scribus 1.2.2cvs  and wondering, how easy it was to get
> everything I need up and running. Setting up my network, firewall, X with
> Nvidia, sound with Alsa and Skype, etc, etc, everything went smoothly and
> without any quirks...
> In particular, I was struck by the quality of the Gentoo documentation,
> both the official and the unofficial. Speaking of the latter, the GNU
> FDL'd, multilingual and maintained by Gentoo users Gentoo-Portage Wiki
> is a unique treasury of knowledge -- I
> wonder, I we could have something like that for the Scribus community. To
> start with, we could use some of the most interesting mails from this list
> for the initial "Tips & Tricks" and "Howtos" -- there have been quite a few
> interesting exchange of views here that could be easily transform into
> suitable docs.

BTW, nice to hear your Gentoo desktop install has gone smoothly. Always has 
here. emerge on! :)

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