Re: OT Re: [Evolution] Spell Check -KDE Evolution SuSE 9.0

I've forwarded this on to Dave Camp the Ximian Nautilus maintainer and
Luis Villa the desktop manager.

for future reference, you should request nautilus features on


On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 14:18, Simon Shilton wrote:
I find it interesting because I have come to XD2 BECAUSE Novell bought
I am a Novell network admin, running bunch of Win desktops, looking at
Linux as an alternative.
Generally really like SuSe 9.0 with XD2 ontop, and whilst KDE was
instant favourite I find the more I use XD2 the more I like
Gnome....go figure
2 things from KDE I really miss, and hence have a launcher for
Konqueror on my XD2 desktop....
1) select and RPM, Konqueror shows you what is inside and offers a
buton saying "Install with Yast" - would like a Red Carpet equivalent
in Gnome
2) browse in Konqueror to folder of choice and Ctrl-T or right click
to "Open Terminal Here" - the single most useful thing I have found in
KDE which Gnome/XD2 doesn't do
if these are new in Gnome 2.6 apologies.....
now, if only I could get a few Windows apps to run on Wine/Xover I
would have a winner....
keep up the good work

Not Zed <notzed ximian com> 05/05/2004 04:54:25 >>>

Thats EASY, and should be pretty obvious: 
     1. Novell really only just bought SUSE.  It takes a while to
        integrate products.  Ximian too is a pretty new purchase in
        that context (e.g. integration with Novell's other desktop
     2. SUSE is a full-on KDE system, with some GNOME. 
     3. Ximian is a full-on GNOME system, with no KDE. 
     4. Printing, spelling, application launching are all very core
        parts of what a "desktop" actually is. 
     5. Time fixes all hurts. 
On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 11:24 -0400, Wise, Jeremey wrote: 
PS: I find it interesting that SuSE, one of the bigest distros backing
KDE now a Novell product, who also owns Ximian (Evolution), has so many
incompatabilites. HTML link, spelling, printing, etc.... My $.02

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Michael Zucchi
<notzed ximian com>

Ximian Evolution and
Free Software Developer

Novell, Inc.

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