Some criticismes

Uphaar Agrawalla euphaar at
Mon Apr 11 12:11:52 CDT 2005

On Apr 11, 2005 1:15 AM, Eric Feliksik <milouny at> wrote:
> I'd like to note here that on my girlfriend's system, her fat32
> partition was not automatically mounted. Because I know how to edit
> fstab, I could mount it at the point I liked, with the appropriate
> options to make her userid the owner. I can imagine that's hard for a
> lot of people.

I'm currently writing a GUI for this, which detects the partitions
available and lists them. From there you can choose to mount/unmount
them. (So far it can do this).

It should also provide an option to automatically mount partitions on
boot up (which means modifying /etc/fstab). Hoping to finish it soon.


>  >
>  >>17/
>  >>may be when i want to play a mp3/divx with totem (or rhythmbox), totem
>  >>must explain me that's bad, but offer me to install "mp3/divx pluggin"
>  >
>  > Not easy to do due to the patents issue.
>  >
> I do understand that there are patent issues with mp3, but I don't
> understand that there can't be a message "You can't play this mp3-file,
> because ...... To play it you need this-and-that package, which can be
> installed in this-and-that way."
> Would that cause legal problems, because you point the user to the
> patent-encumbered software? So does the wiki, is that different?
> Regards,
> Eric
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