On 04/30/2011 12:47 AM, Glenn de Groot wrote:
great to see work on Oneiric is already getting started.
I still have some ideas, here are a few:
-Replace Gimp with Mtpaint/rgbpaint or Shotwell
Gimp just takes a lot of space and is too advanced for the
I think following Ubuntu by picking Shotwell is the best
This is a hard one. Apparently many people love that we ship Gimp as
default, even if it is advanced. (Also, many became angry with the
Ubuntu move to Shotwell.) Making most of the people happy with our
default application choices shouldn't be the main concern here
naturally, but on the other hand, we are still building the
distribution for the people, and if 90% them starts to cry if we
don't ship Gimp in the default set... Then maybe we should just keep
I've never used any of the other, so I don't really know how
advanced/limited those are, but I think that is the main point here.
If they are about right on the features for the average users, I
think they could be seriously thought as alternatives for the
default image editing software. If the features in those are too
advanced as well, I think we need to start doing benchmarks and see
if there is a notable performance difference between Gimp and the
-Replace Vinagre with Remmina
Remmina is smaller and supports more protocols.
I will try Remmina in the following days and post you some thoughts
(if I remember to do that :P).
-Replace Gcalctool with Galculator
Galculator is 1 mb smaller and they are both easy to use.
Okay for me.
I hope you guys like my ideas and share yours as well.
> Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 12:31:41 -0600
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> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Ideas for Xubuntu Oneiric Ocelot
> In the interests of getting us going with the development
> Oneiric, I am giving a list of some goals we should
consider. Feel free
> to add to this list:
> lightdm - This will be a topic for UDS for Ubuntu, possibly
to be used
> in place of GDM, which would help us.
> Artwork and Themes - improve what we have in Xubuntu 11.04.
This is a
> great wallpaper and theme. Perhaps we can do some
> midori - This does have the capability to import bookmarks
now. I do
> not know how well it works with multiple tabs.
> pastebinit - even though this is a command line
> recommend it in #xubuntu. It would be great to have it
> installed for the user.
> pavucontrol - Audio controls for pulse audio. Installation
> resolves about 90% of the user audio/sound issues.
> This is by no means a complete list of things we have to
do. It is
> merely suggestions, to be looked into. If anyone has
anything else we
> want to look at, let's get it added. The earlier we can
> stuff, the further ahead we get trying to make the release
> Charlie Kravetz
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