[Mageia-dev] Teamviewer and X86_64 build . . .

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Mon Nov 28 15:10:01 CET 2011

Am 28.11.2011 14:55, schrieb Guillaume Rousse:
> Le 28/11/2011 11:45, Robert Fox a écrit :
>> There a few "key" proprietary softwares which make the Linux work a bit
>> easier to integrate and play nice with the others . . . Like Skype,
>> Picasa&  Teamviewer (to name a few).  Other distros get this (like Linux
>> Mint!):
>> http://www.liberiangeek.net/2010/04/how-to-install-teamviewer-on-linux-mint-and-connect-to-windows/
> Why not switch to linux mint then, if you feel it better suited for your need ?
> I'm more and more concerned about this whole attitude: "you guys should make
> my own life easier, because other already do it". That's just plain consumerism.
Uhmm, converse argument would that you want to make your life
(and also that of other distribution users) harder because you don't
want to be that consumer-like? Doesn't sound that reasonable to me,
and please remember, it's not always plain black vs. white decisions.

I can live without a get-teamviewer package, but just because of the facts
that i'm able to install/troubleshoot it without help, because i know
the tools to do this (rpm/urpmi) and doing that for a long time.

In the end the question should be: Do we want to make the distribution
just for ourselves, just for the sake of having "our own" linux distro,
or do we want also some other people to use it, who aren't IT
specialists, programmers or rocket scientists?

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