[Comm-en] Video mode being set at boot time

Aleksey Smirnov smi at altlinux.ru
Wed Feb 19 22:14:06 MSK 2003

vadim at mail.cytspb.rssi.ru wrote:

>>Umm... btw, have you seen http://sal.kachinatech.com ?
There is also mirror at :

>Thanks A LOT!
>Hope I find SciGraphica in the ALT Linux 2.2 ... 
>BTW, migration of (common, not physics/astronomers/ other computer-
>orirnted) scientists under Linux IMHO is severely limited by the steep 
>learning curve.
>What is needed  for example for a biologist - special distro, with excluded 
>Pilot-link, with one or two (not 5 or 10) ICQ client, one or two browsers 
>(Opera is better than Mozilla), OpenOffice, citation manager, and 
>everything I forgot... 
Well, I suppose it is exactly ALT Linux Junior :-)
Perhaps there can be some additional CD for biologists, but It is rather 
complicated job to prepare it, and I am not shure there are enough 
biologists who will use it.

Aleksey Smirnov


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