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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?

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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