Removing gnome-nettool from the default Desktop image?
matthew.fischer at canonical.com
Thu Jun 7 20:51:17 UTC 2012
On 06/07/2012 10:48 AM, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> I'd like to see gnome-nettool removed from the default Ubuntu Desktop
> image. It will of course still be available for easy install for those
> who want it. Personally, I just use tools like ping, traceroute, or
> whois from the command line. I don't believe normal people use those
> commands anyway.
> I'd like to still keep whois, but drop nmap and finger; the nmap .debs
> are pretty large and it wasn't part of previous Ubuntu Desktop
> Does anyone use gnome-nettool? Is there any reason not to remove it?
> The bug is https://launchpad.net/bugs/1005057
In oneiric, it had a fairly high number of people reporting bugs
(specifically 806606 and dupes thereof), so I think people do use it,
but I don't have an accurate way to gauge on how many. Is this being
proposed for removal for space reasons?
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