Re: lightweight wifi UI (Was: Insidious systemd)
- Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 09:49:45 -0700
- From: Patrick Bartek <nemommxiv@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: lightweight wifi UI (Was: Insidious systemd)
On Tue, 28 May 2019 18:56:44 +0300
Reco <recoverym4n@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 07:10:22AM -0700, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> > On Mon, 27 May 2019 21:00:36 -0400 (EDT)
> > bw <bwtnguy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > In-Reply-To: <20190527163821.6e4b5d95@debian9>
> > >
> > > ...
> > > >Based on my past experiences and research with systemd, I now
> > > >always have do simulated installs with everything just to be sure
> > > >nothing untoward happens. The Subject Title was appropriate.
> > >
> > > Patrick, I've seen some baloney in my day, but that prose takes the cake.
> > > I think you're full of crap, but you could prove me wrong sort of
> > > something like this:
> > >
> > > $ apt -s install sysvinit-core wicd
> > > [snip]
> > Unapplicable in my case: sysvinit conversion done a year ago.
> > For the Doubting Thomas that your are, the output of my simulated
> > install -- the salient portions I spoke of highlighted.
> > B
> > root@debian9:/home/patrick# apt -s install wicd
> Try this:
> # apt install wicd -s -o APT::Install-Recommends="0"
apt/apt-get already by default set NOT to install Recommends, only
dependencies. And I check before installing anything just to be sure.
I've abandoned wicd and am considering other utilities, wifi-radar
being toward the top of the list. I may just go commandline since I
only have to configure this home-based box once for wifi.
> wicd by itself does not require systemd, but it recommends gksu. gksu,
> which is kinda-sorta part of GNOME, on the other hand - does.
Due to GNOME's systemd dependency, I avoid with a passion any app,
utility, etc. that is even remotely related to GNOME.
Thanks for your advice.