ubuntu-extras metapackage? (Re: New Programs for Hardy?)

Tommy Trussell tommy.trussell at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 18:17:14 GMT 2007

On Dec 7, 2007 11:41 AM, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 07, 2007 at 08:34:22AM -0600, Conrad Knauer wrote:
> > I was just thinking about this; perhaps we need a new ubuntu-*
> > metapackage, along the lines of ubuntu-restricted-extras but for
> > software libre that didn't quite make the cut.  Maybe ubuntu-extras?
> Given that it's unlikely that most people will want *all* of them, I think
> that things like this would be better represented as a category in
> Add/Remove where users can browse the most popular non-default software to
> see if they want it.

and we can use Popularity Contest to rank the popularity of the
packages, having the first CD contain the most essential and popular,
then the second CD containing the next most essential, and then.... OH
I think this is starting to sound like... Debian!


(not that it's not a bad idea ... !)

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