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Re: Ubuntu One features


I had an idea on Ubuntu Brainstorm
http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/7972/which seems related to this.
I've added a second implementation in the way
Paul suggests, with these comments, so if you like it, please vote there.

Andrew Yeomans

2009/7/29 Paul Saint Leger Morales <pleger@xxxxxxxxx>

> Elliot Murphy wrote:
>> Hi Paul,
>> This is a fantastic idea and something that we want to do in a version of
>> Ubuntu after 9.10 is finished. Please send in any other ideas that you have.
>> Also, we'll be getting rid of the invitation waiting list completely very
>> soon, so anyone will be able to sign up immediately.
>>  Hi again, I have been thinking about this idea. This idea could improve
> if when we are downloading the configuration using the desktop application
> (of ubuntu one), this application suggests the installation of the
> application associated to that configuration (obviously, if this application
> is not installed yet). One example of the desktop application of Ubuntu one
> would be:
> * Ubuntu One has available the following configurations, please select the
> configuration that you want to download:
> --- Emacs         x
> --- Mozilla
> --- Empathy     x
> You are decided to download Empathy and Emacs, but Emacs is not currently
> installed in your O.S., do you want to install Emacs from Ubuntu
> repositories?
> --> Yes
> -----------------
> Using this, we could restore our workspace in any machines in very little
> time or we could install several O.S. (Ubuntu in this case) with
> applications necessary without spending too much time.
> Well, I think it is not very complicated to do that. We need to execute
> like "sudo apt-get", configuring repository source on-the-fly. Probably, I
> am very noob to understand the real complexity of that.  For example, if the
> person needs to install Emacs with Auctex (Latex for Emacs), using this idea
> maybe the person has to install manually Auctex later anyway.
> Ok, I hope it can aim you.
> Bye,
> Paul Leger
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