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Re: Software Center instead of gnome-packagekit


Ops, just fixing, when I write Empathy I mean Epiphany :-)

2012/12/2 chris hermansen <clhermansen@xxxxxxxxx>

> Everaldo and list;
> Everaldo Canuto wrote:
> > I don't think that a pure GNOME experience is an option ready for end
> users
> > and to be honest I don't understand why we (free software community)
> like to
> > make this things that are more ideological than practical.
> If the idea is to deliver a desktop environment that "just works" for
> people, LibreOffice (or OpenOffice) Writer is the only thing that gets
> near enough to document exchange with the product on most people's
> desktops to be acceptable.  Abiword just isn't there, yet.
> So on that point alone, a pure GNOME experience is not optimal.
> I can't really comment knowledgeably on the other choices, like
> Empathy vs. Firefox or Chromium.  All I can really say there is that
> if I have Firefox, I don't bother installing something else.
> Plus Ubuntu One is a really useful facility.
> > Anyway, if we choose this pure GNOME experience, a Ubuntu GNOME based
> distro
> > will appears in weeks because there users waiting for it.
> We individually may have our preference of GNOME vs Unity vs LXDE vs
> XFCE vs... but in my mind there is no doubt that vanilla Ubuntu comes
> with the most practical selection of basic software, and that Ubuntu
> One is really nice to have.
> The amount of screwing around with Lubuntu or Xubuntu or GNOME remix
> to get it "set up" is an impediment to their use as alternatives.
> --
> Chris Hermansen · clhermansen@xxxxxxxxx
> C'est ma façon de parler.

Everaldo Canuto
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