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Date:      Wed, 7 Jan 2015 16:49:34 +0100
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        Ewald Jenisch <>
Subject:   Re: Gnome2 -> Gnome3 - no way
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On Wed, 7 Jan 2015 16:35:05 +0100, Ewald Jenisch wrote:
> Thanks much for the info wrt Gnome3. Taking a look at the screenshots
> for Gnome3 vs. mate the decision was clear for me: Mate.
> I did a "pkg install mate" today and after upgrading the rest of my
> packages to latest versions mate is running and from what I've seen so
> far it's exactly the kind of thing I was looking for. You were right
> - it's a desktop environment for working not an eye candy ;-)

I'd like to ask two questions:

1. Is automounting working, either with HAL/DBUS or
   with automounter from ports?

2. Is there support for german language?

If both can be answered with "yes", it's probably a good
choice to recommend the use of Mate for german users who
want something stable and usable. While I have been "solving"
this problem with a "normal" Gnome 2 installation in the
past, it feels buggy and tends to dissolve over time... :-(

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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