F16 Xfce LiveCD

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Wed Aug 3 15:07:30 UTC 2011

On Wed, 03 Aug 2011 17:03:04 +0200
Christoph Wickert <christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Am Dienstag, den 02.08.2011, 11:35 -0600 schrieb Kevin Fenzi: 
> > So, we are getting down to alpha here... I'd like to propose: 
> > 
> > - Switch to lxdm. 
> I'm fine with switching to lxdm temporarily, but we first should
> figure out if is really gdm.

I was suggesting switching to lxdm because gdm doesn't get us much
anymore. It used to be it had things like ability to select language
and such, but all thats gone. Is there any benifit left to gdm over

> > - See if we have space to drop abiword and provide libreoffice. I
> >   personally like abiword, but I don't think it will be sorted by
> > alpha and it's unclear how much others like it. 
> I suggested this in the F15 cycle and the feedback was negative.
> People wanted to stick with abiword, see
> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/xfce/2011-January/000343.html
> I am not saying we should not switch to LibreOffice (in fact I'd
> support the idea) but I think we should not have the same discussions
> again and again and I am skeptic if we have enough space.

Yeah, I was going to check, but it seems that abiword might get sorted
out soon. ;) 

> > - Drop/fix whatever is pulling in gnome-python2-bonobo
> I thought this was the reason for switching to gdm or are we dealing
> with two problems here?

This was seperate, and hopefully is fixed now. 

> > - Add Martins default config idea from so long ago as default. 
> > http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/xfce/2011-June/000533.html
> -1. While the default layout can be improved I dislike the layout
> martin proposed and have lined out the problems with it in the old
> thread.

ok. Perhaps we could get a alternate proposal or ask Martin to revamp
his? Or should we stick with default?

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