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Re: How to present Guix to a wider audience

From: wisdomlight
Subject: Re: How to present Guix to a wider audience
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 09:52:47 +0000

Below is my response to zimoun email.

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On Thu, Jan 9, 2020 at 12:35, zimoun <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi Sherab,
> First, you only sent the email to me. Was it your intention? If yes,
> your words should interest the list too. If no, please re-send your
> words to the list or can I use publicly them?
> On Wed, 8 Jan 2020 at 23:14, <address@hidden> wrote:
>> For what it’s worth, I presume I’m the person you are probably thinking 
>> about.
>> I am not a developer or any thing like that at all - but I do install my own 
>> Linux desktop distribution I can play a little with terminal and enjoy 
>> tweaking and finding out things about Linux. I can solve rudimentary issues 
>> by looking at the various forums.
>> I tried Guix a while back and did not get anywhere with it. The experience 
>> was abysmal- installation was infinitely slow and finally did not happen.
> Sad! :-(
> Now, with the binary shell installer, it should be easy. Please report
> on address@hidden any of the issue you encounter.
> See the doc here [1] especially the note at the top, i.e., download
> [2] and run "bash".
> [1] 
> [2]
>> As Simon said what needs to be clear is what is the benefits I as a user 
>> will receive from using guix. What makes it stand out then the other RedHat 
>> Debian based distributions??
> To help us to figure out or convince you that Guix is awesome, could
> you quickly describe why you were interested in Guix?
> How did you learn the existence of Guix?
> And why did you want to install it?
> All the best,
> simon

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