ubuntu-desktop depends on bicyclerepair?

Javier javiermon at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 07:51:29 BST 2006

On 4/4/06, Sandis Neilands <sandisn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Matt!
> On 4/3/06, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > The goal of ubuntu-desktop isn't to collect packages which are needed on
> > pracitcally every Ubuntu system (that's more ubuntu-minimal).  Its goal is
> > to provide a desktop system which is useful to many types of users.  One of
> > these types of users is a Python developer, or a user who is learning to
> > program in Python.
> While I'm downloading flight 6...
> Shouldn't *-desktop depend on build-essential too? As far as I know c
> and c++ are far more popular languages in schools and universities
> than python. I'm almost sure that even pascal is more used than python
> in those places. Or perhaps we should make metapackage for each
> language (python-develop, c-develop, ruby-develop, etc)?
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Ubuntu promotes python as a RAD programming plataform. Build essential
was asked before. It's in main, but it's not included in the default
install. I think it's included in the cd, so you can always apt-get



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