OT: Thunderbird on the installer CD [was: Re: Evolution]

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jul 29 23:56:30 UTC 2008

On 07/29/2008 10:56 AM, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 11:39 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Now my goal is to get *Ubuntu* to all have Thunderbird.
> Keep in mind that practically all space on the Desktop CD is currently
> used, so besides providing convinding arguments in favor of including
> thunderbird, you will also need to successfully argue the case for
> leaving out other packages. 
> The thunderbird package size is ca. 11 MB on i386 and 12 MB on amd64,
> that's quite significant.

To add to that, even OpenOffice is not complete on the CD due to disk
size. Personally I'd rather see some games & other things like Gimp,
Ekiga, etc removed so that OOo is at least complete enough to run Base
and the Java Wizards.

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