Remove screen from the Desktop CD?

Didier Roche didrocks at
Tue Nov 16 08:28:23 GMT 2010

Le mardi 16 novembre 2010 à 09:21 +0100, Martin Pitt a écrit :
> Hello Robbie,
> cc'ing ubuntu-desktop@ for some wider input.
> Robbie Williamson [2010-11-15 22:49 -0600]:
> > Can we remove 'screen' from the Desktop CD?  I don't see a reason to
> > have it (or byobu, which is a recommends) on the Desktop by
> > default...and we save around 680K :).  Thoughts?
> byobu is definitively overkill for a desktop installation, indeed.
> I love screen on servers as well, it's a must for ssh connections, but
> indeed I see little benefit for it on a normal desktop box. And with
> command-not-found, it's easy to discover, too.
> So from my POV it'd be okay to drop.

Agreed as well, doesn't make really sense on a desktop install and
people needing it can get it from a small apt-get install away after
command-not-found telling it's not installed (yet)…


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