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Re: Is Manjaro truly a rolling release?
« Reply #30 on: 10. April 2016, 23:15:13 »
I've just got the idea that the script should create a backup of each file or at least of those which are different from the new files.

You know, Euguene, I think you have a righteous idea specific to this user. Why not just create the script, message it to him, and we can close this discussion? What do you think?

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Re: Is Manjaro truly a rolling release?
« Reply #31 on: 10. April 2016, 23:20:53 »
I know, it is weird. But people get used to such a system behaviour from the smartphones. Get an Android update and it looks completely different. >:D
You also get the users crying "Why did the look change, I liked how it was before!?" On Manjaro at least there is the program downgrade available if a user woudl want back.

Ultimately computers are going to adapt to our wishes before we even know that we have them. So why not start with automatic updates of your $HOME?  ;) ;)

You know, Eugene, I think you have a righteous idea specific to this user. Why not just create the script, message it to him, and we can close this discussion? What do you think?

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I hope, OP can create it himself someday. And even publish it on AUR.
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Re: Is Manjaro truly a rolling release?
« Reply #32 on: 10. April 2016, 23:24:11 »
it's not only for smartphone but also the case with macosX and windows. at each version they change the design, colors, icons. and at my opinion it's uglier at every version. ;)
just hope plasma 6 won't be too ugly as plasma 5 is really my preferred desktop  (compared to every platform) I tried.
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Re: Is Manjaro truly a rolling release?
« Reply #33 on: 10. April 2016, 23:28:17 »
Ultimately computers are going to adapt to our wishes before we even know that we have them. So why not start with automatic updates of your $HOME?  ;) ;)

LOL! Then I'll keep running vanilla Arch, or its replacement in case that happens. And watch Richard M. Stallman and a few others rolling in their graves.  >:D >:D
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Re: Is Manjaro truly a rolling release?
« Reply #34 on: 10. April 2016, 23:29:31 »
I know, it is weird. But people get used to such a system behaviour from the smartphones. Get an Android update and it looks completely different. >:D

I guess I have an idea, why gtk3 has a schema override feature, that effectively enables setting different themes, icons etc for the user. stored in a binary dconf blob.  :o

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Re: Is Manjaro truly a rolling release?
« Reply #35 on: 11. April 2016, 01:43:52 »
The end users home directory should NEVER be touched by the package manager, or any other system related utility for the obvious security reasons.
This is computer OS with many different user interfaces that are user configurable.
On smart phone or tablet devices the user interface is typically tied to the OS and determined by the manufacturer.
These interfaces are usually minimally configurable and not interchangeable by the end user, control of this is kept by the manufacturer of the device.
The System itself is not stored in the same partition of these devices as the user data and is normally read only for this reason.
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