[Design-team] About the Fedora Art Studio Spin

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 15:47:09 UTC 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 09:11:08AM +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> On 08/11/2009 05:37 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> >
> > Well, I think maybe it's more to cater to different artist types, e.g.,
> > I am primarily a 2D artist, I don't use 3D apps and I hardly ever use
> > video and audio editing tools. So if I could get a 2D art spin that fit
> > on a disc, took up less hdd space, and took less time to download it'd
> > be preferable to me... does that make sense? As a special bonus the
> > listing of spin names sort of serves as advertisement of what Fedora can
> > do...
> But wasn't it convenient at FUDCon to have Istanbul and PiTiVi handy and 
> easily record a screencast?
> I think we have the risk to go in the opposite extreme: have more spins 
> and confuse the creative people not knowing which one of the creative 
> spins is best for them.
> > Maybe it's a silly idea but I don't know if I'd want *everything* on an
> > initial install... but I would like it to be easier to get more of the
> > artsy tools, right now it's scavenger-hunt in yum and that's not fun.
> When installing the spin, you won't get in Anaconda a step where you can 
> select/deselect some packages?

Assuming the spin is a Live image, no.  You get an exact copy of the
Live image's bits installed to your drive, but you can change them as
much as you want afterward of course.

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