Re: "linuxtag"-cleanup package

Subject: Re: "linuxtag"-cleanup package
From: Marcelo E. Magallon (
Date: Mon May 22 2000 - 21:50:14 CEST

>> Othmar Pasteka <> writes:

> yes, i also thought of such a think, like a starting point which
> points to various other things. the problem i am having is, that
> i don't know how we tell the users that they should open netscape
> to get the initial page. imho it's not a problem of
> implementation but one how we do it.

Have the window manager launch netscape by default?

> another hack could be, that we alter the netscape wrapper script,
> that we test if ~/.netscape exists. if so, the usual netscape is
> started, otherwise with our custom startup page. and we could make
> a /etc/skel/.netscape with our custom page as the default page to
> load.

IIRC, the wrapper script already has support for something like this,
doesn't it? (grrr, need to go home to my *debian* box)

BTW, re version, 4.72 (glibc 2.0) is working fine for me...


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