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Re: What do you need from the Hurd for your day-to-day tasks?


From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: What do you need from the Hurd for your day-to-day tasks?
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 09:17:34 +0200
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On Wednesday 04 August 2010 19:25:26 address@hidden wrote:
> > *
Hurd related:
> >     - Boot on laptop ;)
> >     - Non-jerky X
> >     -
Switching between console and X
> >     - A full-featured high-resolution
console (doesn't good X suffice?)
> >     - WLAN
> >     - Ported Firefox
>
>     - Flash
> > 
> > * Others (have to be fixed, though):
> >     - NFS:
climm, w3m, git
> > 
> > Also USB, since it's often needed?
> > 
> > Is that
about right?
> 
> Well, roughly. But it's really hard to simplify it like
this. The
> original list has a lot of if's for a reason -- it really
depends a lot
> on the setup I choose, and thus what workarounds I can
apply...

What about console on X? Would that suffice for your needs? 

> If
by "pure" Hurd environment you mean having no Linux boxes at all (not
> even
the router) running in parallel, there are a few more showstoppers.

That
would be my ultimate wish: no dependency on other systems. 

> > Which of
these would persist with Linux on the Laptop as backup?

> Most of them.
Dual-booting is really too much pain for all but very
> sporadic use
cases.

I meant: Just using Linux on the laptop and Hurd on the desktop, so
you don’t have to stop your Hurd to use Linux (I have normal uptimes of a
few weeks, so I know how it hurts to restart the box :) ). 

Would that
help? Or is it what you meant? 

Best wishes, 
Arne

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