[ubuntu-in] Giving up the GIMP is a sign of Ubuntu's mainstream maturity - A rebuttal

Ashutosh Rishi Ranjan ashutoshrishi92 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 07:23:04 GMT 2009


GIMP was dropped also because it is not used by everyone. Only those who
really need to do some serious designing would use it. For an average user,
photo editing can be done in F-spot too. Its just like photoshop.

 If they want to slimdown the image size, they can remove
> openoffice,evolution,all the man pages,
> even gnome and they can come up with a mini distro for 50 MB like Damn
> small linux.


But all these are the essential ones. For most people downloading is really
out of question. They want it preinstalled and ready for use (Thats how
windows became popular :( ). And on a side note, those man pages are really
very very helpful.

Ashutosh Rishi
Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish
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