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Re: Software Center instead of gnome-packagekit
Well, let me share my experiences here in Brazil. I am a consultant and
have a few customers, all small offices running Linux (all Ubuntu) and
after Unity they start to complain about changes.
They are all normal users, none of them are technical and also none of them
are able to run a single command line (well, maybe some of them can but
Some months ago I install GNOME Shell on some computers, change the default
theme and make small changes and first users start to love their Linux
machines. With Ubuntu GNOME Remix I installed some other machines and just
receive more complains about Firefox/Chrome, LibreOffice and USC.
So, after some tweaks I get a perfect box for them that is this two
apt-get -y purge \
abiword gnumeric onboard gwibber* gnome-orca whoopsie \
gnome-games gnome-games-data gnome-sudoku aisleriot gnomine \
gnome-games-extra-data gnuchess gnuchess-book libgtkspell-3-0
apt-get -y install \
firefox chromium-browser gimp inkscape xchat software-center\
libreoffice nautilus-dropbox unrar p7zip lm-sensors \
ubuntu-restricted-extras icedtea-6-plugin flashplugin-installer \
Also, I install some locale for pt-br and they are now so happy!
I have my custom iso that includes all of this things and I also agree that
I will never get a perfect box without some tweaks but you guys need to
know how happy Ubuntu users could be with this two apt-get lines.
Ah, some people prefer Firefox, other Chome but all agree that Firefox
looks more "integrated" to the system, probably because firefox theme is
I am not proposing to make all of this changes, I know that we have
problems to ship java, restricted-extras and flash but we can't have a
"Linux for Human Beings" without LibreOffice, Software Center and Firefox.
2012/12/2 Alessandro Scarozza <xan.scale@xxxxxxxxx>
> we must make a decision: do we want gnome vanilla over the ubuntu
> repository or we want a ubuntu with gnome shell instead of unity?
> both ideas are good, but they are at odds. I think a poll open to the
> mailing list is the best thing.
> 1 gnome OS over ubuntu repo is like gnome reference iso but using
> ubuntu packages and repository
> 2 ubuntu with gnome shell is ubuntu without unity and with gnome-shell
> 2012/12/2 Everaldo Canuto <everaldo.canuto@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > I think that we don't need to think too much about this decision, most
> of us
> > agree with USC.
> > Also, maybe we need to patch USC a little to be sure it look ok in
> > theme. I think that one of the reason we did not include it at first was
> > because it looks a little odd on GNOME.
> > Now we just need to include Firefox and LibreOffice and we will have a
> > friendly desktop by default.
> > 2012/12/2 Samuel Monsarrat <smonsarr.junk@xxxxxxx>
> >> +1, I find GPK is less than usable at the moment, and while I personally
> >> instantly install Synaptic and use that, USC is by far the best bet at
> >> moment.
> >> Samuel.
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