colmcd at optusnet.com.au
Sat May 20 23:54:46 UTC 2006
>> Saving to floppies is pretty easy, as far as I know. Just use the
File Manager and drag the files over. Saving to CDs is more difficult,
since you need to use a CD burning application, but there's just no
other way at the moment. Maybe someday the Filemanager will include this
Really? Drag them WHERE? I see no Floppy Drive icon in Thunar? If you
have this working and there is a way to do this in Xubuntu please tell
me. Floppy drives have been Broken in both Hoary and Breezy! Can you
tell me of a way to do this in Xubuntu?
Luzi Thoeny wrote:
> norman nicholls wrote:
>> Hi Lizi
> Hi Norman,
>> I am not sure if I am the type of person that Xubuntu is targeting.
>> I am a 66 year old carpenter that has been trying to use linux for
>> the last 4 years.
> Of course (X)ubuntu targets everyone and anyone - that of course
> includes carpenters and all others of any age. I happen to be a
> linguist, and I can confidently tell you that Xubuntu works quite well
> for me.
>> Printing must be realy simple. Mandrake/Mandriva have got this down
>> pat since mandrake 8. Ubuntu, suse, fedora all are to hard for me to
>> work out quickly.
>> Internet dialup conetion mandriva is the easyest. Ubuntu, suse,
>> fedora take to many steps.
>> Saving to cd or floppy is hard on all distro,s. microsoft just seams
>> to have worked this on out.
>> Total user frindlyness of all of the above is a must if Xubunto is
>> to make its mark on the desktop of people like me.
>> I use a P3 with mandriva 2006. For all of mandriva's faults of which
>> there are many I still use it because of printing. Easy Printing and
>> Printer set up is a Must
> I agree with you that Xubuntu could still be improved in the areas of
> Printing and Dial-Up. Both of these tasks or not as easy as they could
> be at the moment. However, I'm not really the person to take care of
> theses issues. That's why I'm sending this reply to the Xubuntu
> Mailing List as well as to you, so that the developers will
> acknowledge it. We all hope that some progress can be made on these
> points for the next release of Xubuntu.
> Saving to floppies is pretty easy, as far as I know. Just use the File
> Manager and drag the files over. Saving to CDs is more difficult,
> since you need to use a CD burning application, but there's just no
> other way at the moment. Maybe someday the Filemanager will include
> this functionality.
>> I will continue to use linux. But hope that in the not to distant
>> future there will be a small foot print linux that is easy to use.
>> Regards Norman Nicholls
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