We're about to switch our undergraduate (Unix) teaching labs from Suns
to Linux (RH 5.x + fvwm2) and are currently deciding on the default
setup to give to students. In particular we want a point and click
mail program (we previusly used Sun's mailtool). We've looked at KDE
which has kmail, but have the impression that KDE is not quite robust
enough yet to be used in this type of environment.
We also need to settle on an editor and are currently leaning towards
nedit, which seems to be simple and robust. I personally use emacs but
I'm not convinced that this is suitable for beginners.
Do other users have any useful experience that they would care to
Graham D. Gough, Department of Computer Science,
University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, U.K.
Tel: (+44) 161 275 6277 FAX: (+44) 161 275 6204