Re: Linux needs control.exe

Jacques Gelinas (
Sat, 26 Oct 1996 10:21:59 -0400

On 26 Oct 1996 wrote:

> On, or about, Wed, 23 Oct 1996 10:25:32 -0400 (EDT), Jacques Gelinas ( wrote:
> :
> : Check out linuxconf (my sig). It currently have a curses and html
> : interface. A tcl/tk one is coming. It goes much beyond most admin
> : utilities. Not only it let you configure most of the workstation (from IP
> : setup, routing, IP alias, email, ...), but it is an activator. Whenever
> : you do a change, it knows what has to be done to make it effective. No
> : need to reboot! Further, it tells you all the changes it will do, making
> : it much more instructive than MS products.
> :
> : I am about to release 1.8 with a huge amount of gadgets. Si the change
> : log in the URL of my sig!
> Too bad it only works with Slackware (or so it seems from my quick look).
> Guess Debian (what I use) and RedHat are out... :(

Both redhat and Slackware are supported. I have fixed some buglet (for
sendmail config at least) which were affecting RedHat users. This is fixed
in the latest development release available at

I have just download components of debian 1.1 yesterday and bought a new
hard drive to install and test. I suspect linuxconf is also compatible
with debian based on some talks I have had with debian users. Anyway, I
will make sure.

Jacques Gelinas (
Linuxconf: The ultimate administration system for Linux.