[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions

Thomas Spuhler thomas at btspuhler.com
Sat Oct 23 22:28:17 CEST 2010

On Saturday, October 23, 2010 12:48:05 pm Dimitrios Glentadakis wrote:
> 2010/10/23 Morgan Leijström <fri at tribun.eu>
> > Den 2010-10-23 19:23:22 skrev Michael Scherer:
> > > that still doesn't really explain in what case a fallback should really
> > > be needed.
> > 
> > I once fubar:ed my KDE settings
> > 
> > I copied back a backup using LXDE.
> > I could have used command line.
> > But for some users command line is scary.
> it happens many times, eg i did an install in a netbook with gma500 graphic
> card and i could only loggin in lxde. Another time i have messed the plasma
> configurations and fortunately i could logged in with icewm. I have many
> personal examples that i needed a light environment to repair my KDE
> session so i think that a fallback DE (i prefer icewm) is always need to
> be installed by default

I agree having a  fallback. it is much easier to change any configuration in a 
graphical enviroment and I had cases where KDE din't want to work anymore. 
Fixing it in icewm was easier than on the command mode

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