Lubuntu System Requirement
Ali Linx (amjjawad)
amjjawad at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 19:38:36 UTC 2013
And after all, it is SO easy to install Firefox:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox
Hope we can decide the default browser for 13.10 earlier this time. That
plan was highlighted a year or even older but we didn't go further so hope
we can this time :D
On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 8:33 PM, Phill Whiteside <phillw at vpolink.com> wrote:
> All the light distros switched to chromium because it was far lighter than
> FFox. FFox has been put on a crash diet and had a lot of bloat taken out of
> it. Currently it is better at handling low RAM instances and may well be
> the default for 13.10, but the diet happened too late for it to be in
> 13.04. The discussion on what will be in 13.10 occurs shortly after 13.04
> is released and is when people can suggest changing the default
> applications that lubuntu ships with. (They do have to be in the ubuntu
> repository to be allowed, which is why xombrero is in the official
> 'unofficial' ppa :) ).
> On 5 April 2013 17:21, Mr Wislr <contact at unleashpc.com> wrote:
>> zram for all, and midori if your browser is too heavy..
>> Also as of late, even firefox uses less memory than chromium, I've
>> never understood the switch every light distro has made to chromium,
>> chromium is a real pig if you watch it closely enough, each tab is a
>> new instance..... its a joke.
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