[FreeNX-kNX] FreeNX defaults: Change ENABLE_SAMBA_PRELOAD="1"

Terje Andersen terander at guard.zapto.org
Tue Mar 11 14:14:42 UTC 2008

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      Fra: Fabian Franz <FabianFranz at gmx.de>
Svar-til: User Support for FreeNX Server and kNX Client <freenx-knx at kde.org>
     Emne: [FreeNX-kNX] FreeNX defaults: Change ENABLE_SAMBA_PRELOAD="1"
      Til: User Support for FreeNX Server and kNX Client <freenx-knx at kde.org>

> Hi,
> I am currently thinking if I should make ENABLE_SAMBA_PRELOAD="1"   
> the default.
> The advantage is that konqueror or smbclient can be directly used   
> for browsing the local client-side shares.
> The disadvantage is that it might be that a local samba server can   
> no longer be accessed via localhost or
> However I think that most options are more useful if they can be   
> disabled if they are not needed and not that the user first has to   
> find them, then enable them and then use them.
> As most users might not know, which nice things are under the hood of FreeNX.
> Is that an acceptable policy? Opinions?

I agree that it should be enabled by default. Many installs FreeNX  
through their packaging system and don't know much about the inner  
workings of FreeNX, let alone the node.conf file, but they want to be  
able to use their locally attached printers.

If I think of what the main purpose of FreeNX is (for me: SBC), then  
most functionality should be turned on by default, and if it conflicts  
with a user/admin preference, they can be instructed to change the  
defaults in node.conf. Maybe a small "hint" at the end of 'nxsetup'? :)


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