Re: Linux needs control.exe
Sat, 26 Oct 1996 10:46:54 -0400 (EDT)

At some point, Jacques Gelinas had written:
> > : 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.

This would be great! We've been discussing configureation interfaces
on the debian-devel list for a few days now. Please contact about getting on the list if you are going to do
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