I say its time to dump lubuntu software center for deepin software center

Mr Wislr contact at unleashpc.com
Wed Oct 31 17:58:00 UTC 2012

On Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:25:12 +0000
I hate to say this but I don't think your friend is a very good
guide... first and foremost the ubuntu software center and DSC are so
similiar how could you navigate one and not the other....

This is the second time I read of your friend not being able to find or
understand something... I don't think its the app I think its the

Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 31/10/12 03:54, Greg Faith wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 9:17 PM, Mr Wislr <contact at unleashpc.com>
> > wrote:
> >> I see that there are also more tasks running in the DSC screenshot
> >>
> >> <snip>
> >> To be fair memory would have to be judged after lubuntu is about to
> >> install something once it has asked for your password
> >
> > Point well taken, I added ARandr using LSC and added about 40MB of
> > memory to the process.  However I could not find or figure out a
> > search method for arandr
> > in DSC, and I am not about to sign-up to get my apts.
> >
> > Anyway, I rarely use any software center but I do realize new user
> > might find them useful.
> >
> > DSC certainly has a polished look..  Ah but performance.. apt-get,
> > aptitude or even (gui) Synaptic
> >
> > Greg nm_geo
> >
> I think you're all barking up the wrong tree with this. As these are 
> only run as a one off and not running all the time like a web browser 
> the resources used, with in reason, don't really matter.  It's the 
> usability aspect that matters.  Usability testing is what's needed.
> One area both could be improved, and those are not the only
> offenders, is a help screen.
> Last night I had another less than competent user try them both out. 
> This users tends to work like this http://xkcd.com/763/ and they
> really struggled to find and install a spreadsheet program. They did
> however manage quite well with the Ubuntu Software centre. They did
> this last though, so could have learnt from their previous attempts
> with DSC and LSC.
> So I repeat, resource use for both is still neither-here-nor-there
> until the usability problems are sorted.
> --
> Steve

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