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OpenSUSE 11.1: Evolution dependent on Mono

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Any .1 release of a Linux distribution is generally meant to fix bugs which were present in the .0 release, not to introduce new features.

In this respect, OpenSUSE 11.1 differs sharply from other distributions. And the news is not all good either. Novell acolytes please note, this is NOT a review, just some sundry observations.

The cancerous Mono has spread its tentacles further into the GNOME Desktop environment which is present on the GNOME live CD, to the extent that removing mono-core results in the removal of Evolution as well, the default mail program.

Of course, this fact was not among those which Novell released to the public in its announcement about the release.

Remove mono-core and here's a list of what gets removed along with it:

More Here




Also: My first taste of Mono on openSUSE 11.1

it's just a bug... (yawn)

This article warps a simple (GNOME-) _bug_ way out of proportions:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=549025
Status: RESOLVED
Resolution: FIXED

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