More space on the Xfce spin
escapingsummer at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 19:19:21 UTC 2011
On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 11:51:14 -0700
Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 14:10:56 +0100
> Christoph Wickert <christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Yesterday XZ compression hit rawhide and the nightly spins dropped
> > from ~694 MB (i686) / 695 MB (x86_64) to 567 / 568 MB.
> Yeah, very nice. ;)
> > Now the question is: What are we going to do with this space? What
> > would you like to see in the F15 Xfce spin?
> > Some suggestions:
> > * libreoffice, at least writer, calc and impress
> > * gnumeric again (if we don't do libreoffice)
> > * more remmina-plugins: ATM we only have ssh, rdp and vnc, but
> > xdmcp, telepathy and nx are available, too
> > * more development stuff, e.g. meld and more geany-plugins
> > * games, e.g. gnome-games?
> > More ideas?
> parts of libreoffice might make sense... I know many people want to
> try them out when trying a distro. How many and what of them could we
> fit though?
> The nx remmina plugin would be nice (I don't think xdmcp is very
> popular these days).
> Are there any other themes we might look at shipping? (We would
> probibly have to package them up ourselves).
> Also, for once it might be nice to have the free space to handle
> unexpected stuff showing up right before release. ;)
I agree I like the way the default apps are, I like the minimal number
of included applications because you can choose what you like. As
previously stated a lot of people run xfce instead of gnome because of
how lightweight it is and I think after Gnome 3.0 debuts we will see an
influx of people trying xfce for the first time and we should give them
our very best.
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