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Re: [Lubuntu-wiki-docs] LSC and Dependencies Talk
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> On 01/16/2012 01:39 AM, Gabriel Salles wrote:
> *It would be nice if the Lubuntu software centre let the user know which
> packages were also going to be installed, and also if somehow it could tell
> the user if the package isn't really designed to go with Lubuntu.*
> I didn't understand. Here, LSC shows all the packages that are going to be
> installed with the main software.
> As I read it, it sounds like some users can't translate that into the
> answer to the question "will this work with my resource-limited machine?"
> *However, is there a reason why non-Lubuntu-approved apps are are in
> the LUBUNTU Software Center? Somehow that doesn't make sense to me.*
> I believe that all the softwares avaiable to Ubuntu needs to be avaiable
> to Lubuntu. The user needs to have the freedom to decide what he will
> But then we have another Synaptic? What's the point to that? Maybe I
> misunderstood the value of LSC but I thought of it as the catalog of
> Lubuntu-friendly apps. When you want to answer the question of "what's the
> lightweight package for [blank]?" that's where you go. If you don't care if
> it's lightweight or you don't get what you want in LSC, then you try
> Synaptic/apt/aptitude. Doesn't that make sense?
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Who would decide what app is right for Lubuntu? That's completely relative
to your specs machine.
On my old laptop (a 11 years old pentium 3) i've never found an app that
doesn't "run well" under Lubuntu... except of course apps REALLY HEAVY, but
that ones run just the same on any system. What I like very much about
Lubuntu is that it runs everything i throw at it, without complains :)