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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
New-Topics: [DNG] Trying out beowulf.
Subject: Re: [DNG] Request for testing of slim/experimental
On Thu, Mar 07, 2019 at 02:31:06PM +0100, KatolaZ wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 07, 2019 at 08:13:01AM -0500, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> [cut]
> >
> > Is beowulf already in a state where it is generally useable for an ordinary
> > user on a laptop? Except maybe a few quirks like the one we're now
> > debugging? If so I'll upgrade soon and look for problems. I'd prefer not
> > to have to downgrade or reinstall if my system becomes unusable.
> >
> Define "ordinary user on a laptop". I have been using beowulf since
> about 8 months ago on my laptop, and haven't experience any major
> breakage (but I should probably also definne "major breakage"
> here). My impression is that beowulf is pretty usable, but I am not
> running a DE so my experience does not cover session-related automagic
> goodies.

That's good enough for me. Thanks.

> It would be great if more people would actually move on beowulf as
> soon as possible, so that we can identify as many glitches as possible
> and put together a beta of beowulf.

I plan to upgrade this weekend.

-- hendrik