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Re: Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy & Slow)
I just went through the list if apps, Thats a lot of stuff...
Personally, I think it should be lighter than this, but I guess thats
what I get for missing the IRC meeting :)
Will we have a chance to vote on these things? or do the IRC meetings
denote final say?
On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 1:03 AM, Luther Goh Lu Feng<elfgoh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Good to see the sudden spike in mailing list activity. I definitely need
> time to follow the threads.
> For those unaware, we have had 3 IRC meetings to discuss the goals and
> applications of Lubuntu. The logs are at
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/IRC%20Meetings. The objective of the meeting
> was to narrow down the list of applications, and also to decide the goals of
> Lubuntu I urge patience to go through the logs to understand what has
> transpired so far.
> I believe the goals of Lubuntu that was decided during that meeting is that
> Lubuntu will be a lightweight distro with appropriate functionality and
> usability. (Yes, I know that functionality and usability have subjective
> The list of applications at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Applications are
> just a list of applications we will choose for inclusion. Generally, only
> one will be included from each application category.
> At the meeting, members have decided to include Firefox, OpenOffice.org, VLC
> I am not sure if there will be changes following the discussion on the
> mailing list. Perhaps this can be discussed in the next IRC meeting?
> From: Ed Hewitt <edwardahewitt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: lubuntu-desktop@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 12:13:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy &
> I would say LXDE is lighter than Xfce, the LXDE developers seem to think so.
> I think 64mb Minimum is enough.
> 2009/6/30 Andrew Woodhead <andrew.woodhead666@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> May help to guide
>> I'd say 300Mhz CPU + 192Mb RAM
>> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 3:50 PM, jon york <jr_jr5@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Good point ed,
>>> we are forgetting our requirements, and getting head of ourselves.
>>> so now that we are mostly agreed on being small and lightweight, what
>>> will be the minimum and recommended specs?
>>> Jon York
>>> Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 15:07:11 +0100
>>> From: edwardahewitt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> To: lubuntu-desktop@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy &
>>> I believe its a bad idea having different versions of Lubuntu, having
>>> different meta packages of Lubuntu is not what lubutnu needs. Its all about
>>> lightweight distro. The Ubuntu guidelines requires the distro to have one
>>> build, lubuntu-desktop.
>>> All we need to do is make sure that this single meta package is bundled
>>> with a few lightweight apps for the end user to require out of the box which
>>> works well with the LXDE environment.
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