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Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

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Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

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Post by aledie » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:36 am

Version: 18
Rating: 2
Date: 2019-02-09
Votes: 15
I can't imagine 15 guys in one day having a problem with the same obscure wifi device and don't know how to move the panel.... So, it is either:

-this angry guy got time voting us down from 16 different devices
-or some "other" is running a little group Initiative, wonder which one ;)

We are getting too popular
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Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

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Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:38 am

I would think DW would do something about that, may send it to Jesse Smith.
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Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

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Post by aledie » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:00 am

@Jerry3904: Now I'm totally sure it is the same person(s) voting us down. Please compare with the post of few days ago - pay attention to the person's writing style:
Version: 18
Rating: 3
Date: 2019-02-03
Votes: 10

I can't print with Canon LBP6310. I also install CAPT driver for printer, but I didn't get any output from the printer. After this I install Nvidia-340 driver and reboot PC. But I couldn't reach the desktop . I did not like the desktop layout and color scheme. The vertical panel layout is very repulsive, and location of the menu is very unusable. Maybe available for an old PC, but there are already many alternatives. Not suitable for modern PCs, very boring.
Compare with the last rating:
I install legacy-304 driver and restart system, but can't reach to X server
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Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

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Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:13 am

Agreed. Passed your discovery to DistroWatch, not sure what good it will do though.

It amazes me to see such actions when we're only talking about non-for-profit and volunteer hard work.
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Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:39 am

pertaining to the nvidia drivers


some parts need an xorg.conf file and some balk at having one. when we move to buster I'm going to remove the xorg.conf creation step.
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