[techtalk] 'Segmentation error' memory problems

Colin Parr colin.parr at isd.gov.im
Mon Mar 27 08:22:07 EST 2000

Rik wrote :

>gedit is buggy. Linuxconf is buggy. The Gimp is less buggy, but still
>buggy. Sorry.
>If you want a stable editor, try Vim (without the GTK GUI), or if you
>want something simpler, kwrite or NEdit.
>If you want a stable system management tool, well try using the
>version of Linuxconf that doesn't use a GTK UI. I think there's a
>web-based interface.
>If you want a stable image editor, er, use Gimp. It's not that unstable.
>Of course, there is the other problem: You're using RedHat. When
>a Linux distributor adds packages to their dist, they often patch
>the sources of the package to make it run correctly with their system.
>RedHat engineers, unfortunately, aren't very good at doing this and
>often break packages.

Oh well...   :)   Actually I've reinstalled again 'cos I thought it was
easier than messing about with all the RPM's it didn't install originally
and it seems to be much better now.   Thanks anyway.


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