Kubuntu Netbook Edition
jjesse at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 14:44:17 BST 2009
This is great news, I have a Dell Mini 9 that I will install this weekend
on. Just to make sure I understand, Install Karmic, install kubuntu-netbook
and remove kubuntu-dekstop?
On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 12:55 AM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com>wrote:
> As some of you already know, we decided at UDS to produce a new Kubuntu
> for Karmic optimized for the netbook form factor. Here's the spec:
> This work is starting to take shape.
> The Kubuntu seed collection now includes a set of seeds for netbook.
> take care when changing the desktop seed or other Kubuntu seeds that now
> netbook equivalents to include appropriate changes (almost all of them will
> appropriate) to the netbook seeds too.
> The kubuntu-meta source package now builds both kubuntu-desktop and a new
> metapackage called kubuntu-netbook. Currenlty it is the same as the
> but we expect this to change.
> If you are running Kubuntu Karmic on a netbook and you want to participate
> testing and evaluating what we hope will become the Kubuntu Netbook
> then you can install kubuntu-netbook and remove kubuntu-desktop. As of now
> that should not cause any other changes. Keep an eye on upgrades and let
> know what you think.
> Tonio is working on an appropriate set of default settings for netbooks and
> I'm working on getting all the bits of plumbing in place to start to build
> Scott K
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