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It's insane to have this kind of software written in MS .Net wizwaz.
(as Zen* is. )
OpenSUSE to drop ZENworks
Posted Apr 20, 2007 21:56 UTC (Fri) by macc (subscriber, #510)
I feel forced to move elsewhere.
Posted Apr 20, 2007 23:25 UTC (Fri) by einstein (subscriber, #2052)
Posted Apr 21, 2007 1:51 UTC (Sat) by niner (subscriber, #26151)
Yast will get better again in the next version(s). The new package management library is a large change and has to be brought up again to the old standards. But it's a good change: having multiple repositories is already far better than before and having patches managed by the same system is a very nice thing, too.
Just give them a little time.
Posted Apr 21, 2007 8:33 UTC (Sat) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
I sort of doubt it. (You have the source: look at it. Oops, look, it
doesn't phone home.)
(I'm just trying to figure out what on earth AppArmor would phone home
about. `Hey, this guy just tried to run an application requiring
CAP_NET_ADMIN!' I'm sure that would simply *fascinate* everyone.)
Posted Apr 21, 2007 9:19 UTC (Sat) by macc (subscriber, #510)
zend/zmd and beagle eat memory like mad and cpu resources to boot.
apparmor broke some instrumentation stuff i use.
firefox phones home. ( actually to some google site
in a repeating pattern. keep the ISDN line up)
moving forward through all the various SuSE
versions starting with 6.3 was never such a
hassel as with this last step to 10.2.
The problem I see is that it has developed into a field of
Posted Apr 21, 2007 21:29 UTC (Sat) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
I'd be interested in hearing how AppArmor broke your instramentation package. as I understand AA it only affects things that it's configured for, if it didn't know about your software it shouldn't have affected it.
Firefox phishing filter
Posted Apr 22, 2007 0:07 UTC (Sun) by cesarb (subscriber, #6266)
Posted Apr 22, 2007 8:39 UTC (Sun) by hingo (guest, #14792)
Posted Apr 22, 2007 12:53 UTC (Sun) by cesarb (subscriber, #6266)
Posted Apr 22, 2007 21:30 UTC (Sun) by eru (subscriber, #2753)
Or even conveniently bring up different sets of services at boot time?
Eg. you would get a menu with entries like "broadband", "dialup", "a place
where I have a fixed IP address N.N.N.N", "no network at all" etc. before
init runs, and each could be made to start up different sets of things.
(This obviously is useful only on systems normally booted with a user in
attendance, like desktops and laptops).
The SysV init runlevels do not handle this, because they are rather
hierarchical (level N assumes services started at level N-1 are running).
In this case it is not a question of network vs no network, but
different kinds of network.
I guess what I want isn't very hard to implement in principle, but
it would probably be very distribution-dependent. I wonder if there
is existing software like this?
Posted Apr 23, 2007 5:57 UTC (Mon) by niner (subscriber, #26151)
"SCPM enables your system to save different configurations in profiles. You can boot directly into a profile as well as switch profiles at run time. It is the successor of scheme management."
Posted Apr 23, 2007 8:29 UTC (Mon) by macc (subscriber, #510)
My critique was about having expensive ( resourcewise ) software
installed and running by default ( and only an absolute minority
of users having any real use for that.)
YaST currently is too splintered to give access to switching
these features in a meaningfull way.
Forex adding some timesource via serial line breaks _silently_
on apparmor rules for ntpd. ( had some Talk, fixed )
The answers to my original post are up to slahdot level.
Posted Apr 23, 2007 20:11 UTC (Mon) by k8to (subscriber, #15413)
Posted Apr 23, 2007 12:23 UTC (Mon) by NAR (subscriber, #1313)
Kernel command line usage
Posted Apr 24, 2007 5:54 UTC (Tue) by eru (subscriber, #2753)
Posted Apr 24, 2007 22:11 UTC (Tue) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
However, it's quite unlikely that a random argument you pick will
name-clash, and if it does you can always rename it.
Posted Apr 24, 2007 18:52 UTC (Tue) by JoeF (subscriber, #4486)
Posted Apr 20, 2007 21:56 UTC (Fri) by elanthis (guest, #6227)
Posted Apr 20, 2007 22:36 UTC (Fri) by zorgan (guest, #4016)
P.S.: Anyone knows the cleanest way to shut off beagle entirely?
Posted Apr 21, 2007 4:07 UTC (Sat) by proski (subscriber, #104)
rpm -qa | grep mono | xargs rpm -e beagle tomboy
Posted Apr 22, 2007 1:55 UTC (Sun) by hanwen (subscriber, #4329)
should also work and is less hackish
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