[ubuntu-studio-devel] Desktop Agnostic, Was: Re: Gedit

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Sat Nov 28 20:26:56 UTC 2015

On Sat, 28 Nov 2015, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 28, 2015, at 03:46 PM, Len Ovens wrote:
>> On Sat, 28 Nov 2015, Len Ovens wrote:
>>> On Sat, 28 Nov 2015, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
>>>> If we get the CD build of Ubuntu Studio going this time around, it will
>>>> include ubuntustudio-desktop-core, and ubuntustudio-audio-core, but none
>>>> of the other metas. But, just like the DVD, you will be able to install
>>>> anything from it using an internet connection.
>>> So around one gig-ish then.
>> The ISO would be install only, the live portion would not be usable in
>> any
>> artistic context. Is tha what we want? or only to try changing some
>> things?
> Some things that the CD does that the DVD can't:
> - less to download (only ubuntustudio-desktop-core and
> ubuntustudio-audio-core, should be less than CD size, but not sure)
> - instead of the full desktop you can try out the minimal
> ubuntustudio-desktop-core, which we can offer as another alternative to
> the regular desktop system.

Ah, alternative works just fine. I was only concerned that someone with 
slow net connect and more than one install to do could do a downlaod once 
and have all they needed. I was going to suggest in that case an archive 
only DVD for the packages but the full DVD would have that.

> You can still use it for checking if your system is compatible with your
> audio device, or other hardware.

All good.

Len Ovens

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