Tasks, Workflows, and Packages for Ubuntu Studio Natty
scottalavender at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 01:45:49 BST 2010
On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Mike Holstein <mikeh789 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Scott Lavender <scottalavender at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hello again.
>> We are almost a month from the first Alpha image for Ubuntu Studio and I
>> wanted to share an update about Ubuntu Studio Natty Narwhal 11.04.
>> I had mentioned before on the mailing list that in an effort to make
>> Ubuntu Studio more effective and proficient we were identifying tasks that a
>> user might want to accomplish with Ubuntu Studio. Additionally workflows
>> were developed to support these tasks which include which packages might be
>> required a general set of actions required to accomplish said tasks.
>> Developing these workflows helps us in numerous ways, including identifying
>> a package set, providing framework for user documentation, and providing a
>> path for testing. This email will focus on identifying a package set.
>> For those who are interesting, and I would hope most would be, you can
>> find the task and workflow wiki page at:
>> All users are encouraging to peruse this page and add their
>> contributions! We only ask that if you have a differing workflow that one
>> that is already extant, please add yours as an "alternative" and do not
>> remove the other.
>> Before going further I want to explain more about what I mean when I use
>> the term "package set". This term is a reference to the applications
>> installed by default with Ubuntu Studio. These packages are NOT being
>> removed from the archives. You can always install these packages at any
>> time, by any method of choice. We are only discussing the inclusion of
>> these package on the Ubuntu Studio ISO.
>> Right. Now that we have that out of the way, I want to inform you how the
>> currently installed package set will change for Natty.
>> These will be "new" packages (or applications) installed by default when
>> installing Ubuntu Studio:
>> * guitarix
>> * hydrogen-drumkits
>> * lashd
>> * mscore (to replaces denemo and lilypond)
>> * phasex
>> * qtractor (to replace seq24)
>> * specimen
>> * whysynth
>> * yoshimi (to replace zynaddsubfx)
>> These are packages (or applications) that are currently included with
>> Ubuntu Studio, but will no longer be:
>> * aconnectgui
>> * audacity
>> * beast
>> * bitscope
>> * bristol
>> * csound
>> * denemo (replaced by mscore)
>> * freebirth
>> * freqtweak
>> * genpo
>> * jackeq
>> * jacktools
>> * jdelay
>> * lillypond (replaced by mscore)
>> * lmms
>> * mixxx
>> * muse
>> * qamix
>> * seq24 (replaced by qtractor)
>> * terminatorx
>> * timemachine
>> * timidity
>> * tk707
>> * xwax
>> * zynaddsubfx
>> Again, the goal is to make Ubuntu Studio more effective and proficient, in
>> essence more useful. Users want to accomplish a task (e.g. mix a song), not
>> just run an application. The current status of the package set (
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuStudio/PackageSelectionDevelopment) was
>> developed to assist users accomplish tasks.
>> If an application is listed to no longer be included with Ubuntu Studio
>> but you want it to be, then please identify a task that requires it and
>> develop a workflow at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuStudio/Workflows
>> This is your chance to directly influence which applications are included
>> with Ubuntu Studio.
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> just to clarify, these packages that are being removed from the
> ubuntustudio meta-package, and the default install will still be available
> in the repo as long as the packages are supported, correct?... if someone
> needed aconnectgui, they can just apt-get it...
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If these packages are not installed by default with Ubuntu Studio, one can
use apt-get to install them. They will still be in the archives.
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