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bug #28849: suggestion to include pppoe and console-cyrillic into basic iso

Submitted by:  Vladimir B. Tsarkov <vbt>
Submitted on:  Tue 09 Feb 2010 10:00:22 AM UTC  
Category:  gNewSense 3 Severity:  2 - Minor
Item Group:  None Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

Mon 28 Feb 2011 08:00:36 PM UTC, comment #2:

I've neglected to produce a 2.4 release, which is very unlikely to happen anymore now. Retargetting for 3.0.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 09 May 2010 05:38:33 AM UTC, comment #1:

while we may not make a 2.4 release (still trying to decide), I'd say this is a valid ticket.
A 2.4 some time in the next few months would be nice, but no promise.

Karl Goetz <kgoetz>
Tue 09 Feb 2010 10:00:22 AM UTC, original submission:

Due to the fact that many russian Internet users establish their
Internet-connection with pppoe (in my hometown most of them), I suggest to include pppoe into the basic gnewsense iso image. This way the Internet will work out of box, and it will probably increase the number of gnewsense users from Russia.

Besides, in gnewsense 2.3 there are problems with cyrillics in console. The problem can be solved by installation of console-cyrillic and running /usr/bin/cyr -e NEEDED_ENCODING. So, I also suggest to include into the basic distribution the console-cyrillic package. That is one more way to appeal users from Russia.

Both packages are quite small in size, so, I hope, their inclusion is not going to be a problem.

Vladimir B. Tsarkov <vbt>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2012-02-04 molchuvka Carbon-Copy- => Added -email is unavailable-
    2011-02-28 samgee CategorygNewSense 2 => gNewSense 3
    2010-05-09 kgoetz Severity3 - Normal => 2 - Minor
        StatusNone => Confirmed

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