[Mageia-discuss] Thoughts on an install

Donald Stewart watersnowrock at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 19:47:29 CEST 2011

On 8 June 2011 13:04, Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2011/6/8 Renaud (Ron) Olgiati <renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org>:
>> On Wednesday 08 Jun 2011 04:21 my mailbox was graced by a message from
>> Wolfgang Bornath who wrote:
>>> >> Maybe we should think less of what the prog owners do, and more on
>>> >> whether or not the users want/need the prog ?
>>> > +1
>>> Good, tell that to the owners.
>>> Sometimes I think that some users are like little kids. They see it,
>>> they want it, and they don't care about anything else.
>>> What do you say to a kid asking for that yellow bike which belongs to
>>> another kid?
>> For many years now, when people asked my advice on which OS to use, my reply
>> was "what software do you need to use, and what OS does it run under ?"; then
>> told them to use that OS, whatever it was (Yes, even MS Windows  ;-3) and I do
>> the same for my personal use: if a distro does not run the prog I need, that I
>> am used to, etc. I will not use that distro.
> Right, same as I do. I never had a problem running Windows for a
> special app which was not available in Linux. And I never had a
> problem with using a Gnome app in a KDE environment if the Gnome app
> better suited my needs.
>> I do not see the point of learning the complexities and vagaries of a new
>> drafting prog when the one I know is available on another distro that runs
>> without problem (for now), just for the sake of "being a Mageia user".
> Yes, quite right, same as I do. We totally agree on this.
> Now, how is this related to the issue at hand?
> --
> wobo

As a follow up on qcad, we have librecad rc2 in cauldren, which as
misc said is the qt4 port of qcad.

It has been working well for me.

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