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Thu Sep 30 13:51:34 EDT 2004
On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 12:21:52PM -0400, Jason S. Evans wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have been using Debian for about 6 months now, and I am thrilled
> about the speed and package selection that Debian offers, however I am
> a little irrititated by the lack of confiiguration resources in
> I use webmin to configure servers and users, and xf86cfg to configure
> to my graphics card. However, there is very little support for
> configuring other miscellaneous things like sound cards, tv tuner
> cards, joysticks, menus, etc.
> Has anyone ported over any of the configuration utilities from
> Mandrake or SuSE into Debian, or is there any Debian based distros
> that have better configuration. I've played with Knoppix some and I
> found it wanting in some areas.
Found this the other day but have not tried it. It is Debian based.
Maybe it has some config aids.
Have you tried the debian-user list? Pretty noisy list but you should
get a) lots of choice, or b) the best tool for the job.
I use Debian for xterms (cli and vi), mutt, browser. No sound or games
or digital cam or scanner or printer.
Recently tackled cdrecord (cli).
There is a menu tool that is Debian specific
> Any help would be appreciated.
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