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Re: Debian Stretch new user report (vs Linux Mint)




Am 01.12.2017 um 07:34 schrieb Paul Wise:
> On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 1:36 AM, Arturo Borrero Gonzalez wrote:
> 
>> * no support for the wifi interface of the dekstop machine (this was
>> expected, fixed by installing non-free package by hand, since no
>> network)
> 
> It would have been best for him to download the ISO with non-free
> firmware embedded, do you know how he made the decision to download
> the ISO without non-free firmware?
> 
>> * no support for RW on NTFS drives, only RO. This wasn't fixed even by
>> installing ntfs-3g [0].
>> I didn't have the time to investigate the NTFS issue myself, sorry :-(
> 
> Sounds like you need to get him to file a bug against ntfs-3g and
> against whichever meta-package or other component should be installing
> ntfs-3g. For the latter, perhaps gnome-software/PackageKit needs some
> sort of filesystem detector that installs relevant packages. I was in
> the same position recently with the Apple HFS+ filesystem.
> 

udisks2 already recommends ntfs-3g. Most major desktops should use and
install udisks2. Which desktop environment did your user install and did
he maybe choose to not install recommends?



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