Point me at some Ubuntu documentation?
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Thu May 22 08:24:45 UTC 2008
On Thu, 22 May 2008 01:54:29 -0500
"Paul Johnson" <pauljohn32 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1. How to build a deb file? I'm familiar with building RPMS on
> Redhat/Fedora, but need basic information on how Debian builds are
> configured and managed. If there is such a guide for people that are
> already familiar with "rpmbuild", so much the better.
Is there anything particularly wrong with the hundreds Google returns?
> 3. I find it hard to understand the Ubuntu packaging of disks. I use
> some Gnome programs, some KDE, some XFCE. My favorite window manager
> is WindowMaker. Is there one Ubuntu disk that has "Everything"?
It's a bit silly IMO, too, pretending different WM = different distro.
All the window managers are available for all the *buntus - you're not
restricted to 'kubuntu-only' packages in Ubuntu, for example.
There are the xubuntu-desktop kubuntu-desktop and ubuntu-desktop
packages for installing whole desktops, too.
> Oh, and I just realized, the X server started up without ever asking
> me any configuration questions. It is running the nv driver on this
> dell laptop, at 1680x1050. No 3d, too bad. I thought I heard that
> Ubuntu had reached a peace with the Nvidia company and you were
> shipping their Nvidia driver? Not so?
There is a restricted driver tool, which I've not used for ages but am
assured still exists. As I recall, it's in the system tray by default
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