Computer Janitor not installed be default with Karmic UNR
steve.langasek at canonical.com
Mon Sep 21 18:26:39 BST 2009
On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 11:29:22AM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
> Cc:ing release team since I'm doing relatively large changes to the UNR
> seed at this point of the cycle; even if they seem the right thing to
> do and what we want for karmic, I prefer giving them a heads up here.
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009, Robbie Williamson wrote:
> > Was this always the case?
> Yes (we created the UNR seed before computer-janitor was added to the
> desktop seed and didn't pick up the change).
> Background: We reviewed the UNR seed at our last distro sprint to check
> we were not missing any DX stuff, but we didn't review the whole
> desktop seed again. Since this review, we are subscribed to the seed
> via Launchpad and we review ubuntu.karmic changes for merging into
> unr.karmic. We also discussed a long term plan with Colin to have a
> common seed for common stuff between Ubuntu Desktop Edition and Ubuntu
> Netbook Remix, but this needs some new germinate features to be
> developed first (unlike desktop-common we'd like to be able to exclude
> some stuff, but not via the blacklist mechanism). Finally, we discuss
> desktop technologies integration in the desktop and in UNR weekly in
> IRC meetings and phone calls with other teams.
> So I've just did a full review of the delta and it was much larger than
> I thought. I rearranged the UNR seed so that it's easier to compare
> with the desktop seed and did these changes:
> - Add (evolution-plugins), (evolution-exchange), and (evolution-webcal) to
> match the evolution features on the desktop
> - Merge ubuntu.karmic r1551; seed software-store in place of
> - Add (gnome-codec-install) as we do want this feature when playing media
> files under UNR
> - Add (transmission-gtk) for bittorrent downloads
> - Seed rarian-compat explicitely (but was already pulled anyway)
> - Seed pulseaudio-module-bluetooth instead of pulseaudio-module-udev
> - Add (gnome-disk-utility) to format USB keys etc.
> - Add gnome-session-canberra for login sound
> - Add gstreamer0.10-schroedinger for Dirac support
> - Update arch list in oo.o, tomboy and f-spot entries
> - Add (openoffice.org-help-en-us)
> - Add (computer-janitor-gtk)
> So thanks a lot for bringing this up!
> The remaining delta between desktop and UNR is:
> - we miss:
> * gdm-guest-session: we thought netbooks were single user and this
> wasn't required in UNR
> * gimp + libwmf0.2-7-gtk, brasero, openoffice.org-math, xsane,
> tsclient: considered in appropriate / useless in UNR or netbooks
> * rss-glx, xscreensaver-gl: incompatible with our clutter launcher
> * usb-creator-gtk, vino: I'm not 100% sure why we don't ship these;
> will bring them up on next desktop integration meeting
> - we add:
> * UNR stack (ubuntu-netbook-remix-default-settings, netbook-launcher,
> desktop-switcher, maximus, window-picker-applet, go-home-applet,
> * cheese
Provided that it doesn't cause problems with image sizes for beta, I think
this all looks reasonable. Thanks for the heads-up.
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.
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