Call for testing: Aubergine-love for Server folks!

Dustin Kirkland kirkland at
Mon Mar 21 03:26:51 UTC 2011

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 7:51 PM, Scott Kitterman <scott at> wrote:
> Dustin Kirkland <kirkland at> wrote:
> ...
> Mostly it looks to me like you breaking feature freeze and only partly cleaning up the mess. It's great you made it configurable. Now please make the old behavior the default so that other Ubuntu (the project) flavors aren't forced to either accept broken (for them) branding or stop working on other things they'd planned on to get ready for Beta 1.
> Configurability is good, but please either provide patches or make the old behavior default.

diff -Nru kubuntu-default-settings-11.04ubuntu6/debian/kubuntu-default-settings.postinst
--- kubuntu-default-settings-11.04ubuntu6/debian/kubuntu-default-settings.postinst
     2011-02-09 05:29:30.000000000 -0600
+++ kubuntu-default-settings-11.04ubuntu7/debian/kubuntu-default-settings.postinst
     2011-03-20 22:22:39.000000000 -0500
@@ -5,6 +5,10 @@

 case "$1" in
+    # Kubuntu prefers legacy VGA and newt colors
+    update-alternatives --install /etc/vtrgb vtrgb
/etc/console-setup/vtrgb.vga 60
+    update-alternatives --install /etc/newt/palette newt-palette
/etc/newt/palette.original 60
     # clean the driver database for kdeprint
     if [ -x /usr/sbin/foomatic-cleanupdrivers ]; then

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