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OSOpinion: Say No to GUIs

Mar 04, 1999, 23:59 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glenn Mullikin)

Thanks to Kelly McNeill for this link.

"I am writing this column not to say no to GUIs but to discuss why GUIs are not the answer to everything. I use a GUI for my Linux desktop; I don't know how I would get along without it."

"I think it's good to know what files are being changed, even if you use a GUI. Especially in this day of multi distributions, the chances that you will have the same GUI to tweak your machine are distant. Well I am just hypothesizing that the various distributions do not all come with the same GUI configuration tools. Some may not even come with any, but again I only have used Red Hat."

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