Another idea for comments

Len Ovens len at
Sat Jul 28 19:21:49 UTC 2012

On Sat, July 28, 2012 12:19 pm, Len Ovens wrote:
> I have another idea for comments  :)
> As anyone can tell UbuntuStudio is more audio oriented than any of the
> other areas we support. With the live DVD we have lost the ability for a
> user to not install workflows/metas they don't want. As I have found out
> those metas can be uninstalled after the fact either... well the meta can
              ^^^ oops should be can't
> but the depends stay in the system. So whatever we have on the live DVD
> goes into the install and is hard to remove after the fact (it has to be
> done manually and it is easy to remove a package that is depended on by
> something we wish to keep).
> In the STRUCTURE file in our seeds there are two sets of things we could
> change. I don't know if this would have the effect I expect or not...
> maybe someone can tell me :)  There are three lines: ship, dvd-live and
> dvd. The dvd-live meta is everything we want to see on the live session.
> At install time ubiquity looks at dvd and only copies what is there or
> removes files after install (like itself for example). So it may be
> possible to have a live dvd with all metas on it, but have ubiquity just
> install the basic desktop. While installing ubiquity downloads new
> versions of software, perhaps at that time the metas could be downloaded
> from the dvd depending on which is selected by the installer (the person
> installing not the SW :) ).
> Then also have an extra install item on the main menu with just our metas
> in it.
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