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Re: Proposed changes to lubuntu-desktop
Just my two cents here - libreoffice is Java based, so (in my
experience anyway) it probably isn't lighter-weight.
You mentioned Midori. In my experience, Midori isn't good for the
average user, and some sites (namely, gmail) refuse to work with it at
Just my two cents, take it for what it's worth. :)
On Jun 6, 2011, at 21:57, Markus Brummer <markus.brummer@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'd like to propose some changes to the lubuntu-desktop package. This is primarily meant to the developers, but other users may be interested.
> The point of Lubuntu & LXDE is to make a very lightweight desktop to end users. This proposal would 1) make many of the dependencies as recommends and 2) add lighter / better alternatives. This would in the end make the installation more flexible. Inspiration for this came from the xubuntu-desktop package.
> The following recommendations are packages that aren't necessary for the overall usability of Lubuntu: on a normal installation, all packages marked as recommended are installed.
> Package list (dep > rec):
> abiword / libreoffice-writer
> chromium-browser / midori
> evince / mupdf / xpdf
> file-roller / xarchiver
> gnumeric / libreoffice-calc
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