Proposal: Too similar application names

Bastien Nocera bnocera at
Thu Jun 23 17:21:06 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-06-23 at 09:59 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-06-23 at 11:50 -0400, Vitezslav Humpa wrote:
> > Gnome(and KDE), perhaps with some exceptions, seem to cover s-c-*
> > options rather well. I think we should consider simply removing the
> > conflicting s-c-* from the menus altogether, thus getting rid of the
> > duplicity. Should the user need to access these particular s-c-*
> > utilities, they will still be present in the system.
> > 
> > These are the ones, that are duplicate to the gnome-control-panel tools:
> > system-config-date (Date & Time vs. Date and Time)
> > system-config-printer (Printing vs. Printers)
> > system-config-users (Users and Groups vs. User Accounts)
> > 
> > Thoughts?
> Need to check that the GNOME / KDE tools can set these things
> system-wide (usually done via PolicyKit integration I think), but in
> principle, yes. Well, rather than remove them from the menus, we could
> make them NotShowIn (or whatever the keyword is) GNOME and KDE.
> Desktop / KDE teams, wdyt?

I would really rather they weren't installed at all, but that would do
fine in the meanwhile.

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