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Date:      Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:58:33 +1030
From:      William <william@firstyear.id.au>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        Ewald Jenisch <a@jenisch.at>, "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Gnome2 -> Gnome3 - no way
Message-ID:  <242E4555-34DC-4189-BEF9-1A79823B534A@firstyear.id.au>
In-Reply-To: <20150107164934.e0f45beb.freebsd@edvax.de>
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> On 8 Jan 2015, at 02:19, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:
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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.
>>=20
>> 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 ;-)
>=20
> I'd like to ask two questions:
>=20
> 1. Is automounting working, either with HAL/DBUS or
>   with automounter from ports?
>=20
> 2. Is there support for german language?
>=20
> 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... :-(

Yes there is support but there is currently a bug with changing keyboard lay=
outs on login that as a dvorak user, I am trying to solve.=20


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> --=20
> Polytropon
> Magdeburg, Germany
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