1) The system simply works as is. I.e, do
you need a defrag for ext2?
2) A Unix-like system is highly configurable
and programmable per-se. Do you need
a special tool to schedule an operation at
a certain time?
Of course, if you intend that Linux could
profit from a nice graphical tool which
launches a disk check or a cron
configuration utility with a picture of
doctor with a stethoscope, you could
do it with Gnome and/or KDE libs.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, June 28, 1999 6:55 AM
Subject: Norton Utilities for Linux ?
> I use both MS-Windows and Linux, and recently I tried out the version 4 of
the Norton Utilities (for Windows) and I am very impressed ---- especially
the system-doctor, disk-doctor and the seamless integration of various
> If ever there is a Norton Utilities (or similar) for Linux, I bet Linux
would be used by more people, since the system-doctor feature alone may help
many users to fine-tune their Linux systems.
> So, will there ever be a Norton Utlities (or similar) for Linux?
> If Symantec won't do it, will someone do a Norton Utlities clone (GPLed?)
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