[Mageia-dev] What do you think about create a Mageia Welcome Center?

atilla ontas tarakbumba at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 12:12:38 CEST 2010

2010/9/29 Marcello Anni <marcello.anni at alice.it>:
>> We know that many Windows users refuse to migrate to GNU / Linux because of
>> the differences between these two environments. A critical point is the
>> difference between the programs used to perform common tasks.
>> Thinking about it, I had the idea of creating a Mageia Welcome Center. What
>> is this? Basically, when Mageia is installed and user will do his first
>> login - or when a new user is created and will do your first login, after
>> loading the desktop environment, a window like the one I drew below will
>> appear:
>> http://img831.imageshack.us/img831/925/mageiawelcome.png
> i like it : ) it can be created together with my (now becoming old) proposal
> of creating a kde4 welcome plasmoid that shows how mandriva works (basis).
> this is the bug link:
> https://qa.mandriva.com/show_bug.cgi?id=32617
> and this is the (basic) mockup:
> https://qa.mandriva.com/attachment.cgi?id=17504
> cheers,
> Marcello
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I suggest to look at Pardus Linux's Kaptan tool. It shows up to assist
desktop/system configuration to new user. Such as from network setup
to icon theme. Tough it is only KDE app.

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