Bug 6974 - linuxconf text embarasses Red Hat and Linux
Summary: linuxconf text embarasses Red Hat and Linux
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-11-13 02:42 UTC by Joe Harrington
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-10 19:30:09 UTC

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Description Joe Harrington 1999-11-13 02:42:04 UTC
Grammar check the linuxconf help and the text in its windows.  Sometimes
it's bad enough that meaning is lost.  The situation here has not changed
in more than a year.

The intro screen (the one you get before you're allowed to see the main
screen, on first use) doesn't serve much purpose and should be eliminated.
The details won't be remembered and they're hard to recover.  Much of it
refers to command-line operation, which isn't a common mode of use except
in scripts, in which case an intro screen isn't useful.  The boasting at
the top is unprofessional and leaves a poor impression.

It coredumps when started without /etc/conf.linuxconf.

Whenever I start it under GNOME, I get:
Error message from remadmin :Gdk-WARNING **: locale not supported by C


Comment 1 Brent Fox 2002-06-05 04:56:32 UTC
Closing because we don't ship linuxconf anymore.

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