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Re: Lubuntu version.


If it flies, I'm in. I use Lubuntu as my main operating system because I
had issues with Unity on a defective card (and I just never went back).
On my "test" computer, I use Ubuntu for contributing to the manual, but
that's about as far as it goes.

I actually considered trying to make a Fedora version of the manual
(using the structure and skeleton of the Ubuntu Manual) but never
started it. 

One nice thing about a "Lubuntu Manual" is that we can point to the
ability to install apps and the "Ubuntu Desktop" and then refer the
reader to the Ubuntu Manual for more information on how to use them (and
vice versa).

I'll try to be there on the 8th also.

Have a great day.:)

On Sun, 2013-06-02 at 20:58 +0100, Yorvyk wrote: 
> On 02/06/13 19:52, Jim Connett wrote:
> > Good day, Yorvik,
> >
> Hi Jim,
> > I know Lubuntu is a "lighter-weight" version of Ubuntu, and I think
> > some of the default apps are different than what Ubuntu
> > offers...screenshots would definitely be different.
> The apps and general behaviour of Lubuntu are different to Ubuntu so the
> screen-shots along with several chapters will be different.
> > But I guess I have to ask if there really is a large enough demand
> > for a Lubuntu manual to warrant the time and energy necessary to
> > produce something like is done for Ubuntu.
> As for demand, I'm not really sure. Lubuntu appears to have a lot of
> people new to Linux and I think good documentation of this form would be
> helpful and good documentation would make Lubuntu more attractive to new
> users.
> > Are you considering proposing some type of partnership with the
> > Ubuntu Manual Project?
> Yes, no, maybe, but I'd like the opinions of the current manual team on
> this. Could the Lubuntu part be part of the current book or should it be
> a separate entity. I think the later. I see no point in creating an
> entirely separate structure when there is already one we could latch on
> to, but again I would like the opinions of those already involved.
> > What are some of your ideas about community leadership structure?
> This is something to be considered once we get an idea of how the
> Lubuntu part would fit, or not, within the current team and also depend
> on those with Lubuntu that are currently interested in the idea. I seem
> to have co-opted my self as leader.
> > Do you have the beginnings of a team in place now?
> Yes
> >
> > All of these questions don't have to be answered completely before
> > endeavoring toward this ambitious project, but...at the very least,
> > they should be asked and pondered. I'll be very interested to hear
> > Kevin's input on this question as he has probably experienced full
> > range of highs and lows as our project coordinator.
> >
> So would I :)
> I think I realise the enormity of this, that is why I've initial
> proposed a two stage attempt. A 'beta' version by Saucy and a 'full'
> version by the next release, which the Lubuntu team hope to have as an
> LTS. I know it will take a lot of time and effort and I happen to have a
> lot more time available to me now that I simply haven't had in the past
> or I would have joined in with the original project.
> Thanks for your questions, it's given me some helpful things to think about.