Replacements for ThunderBird and FireFox

Gauvain Pocentek gauvainpocentek at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 10:45:45 UTC 2006


Harold Aling wrote:
> Stefan Schwarzburg wrote:
>   
>> And its always a bit stupid to have a lot of unused software 
>> Xubuntu.deb depends on ...
>>
>>     
> True: After installing Xubuntu, I almost immediately remove Abiword, as 
> it has real problems with MS Word compatibility (at least the documents 
> I tested it with).
>
> How about separate meta packages?
>
> For example: "Xubuntu-base", "Xubuntu-default-applications" and 
> "Xubuntu-default-games"?
>   

It will a mess to maintain this.
Maybe we could set more dependencies as Recommended deps. It will allow 
the users to remove them without removing xubuntu-desktop (I'm not sure 
that Abiword should be a recommended app though).

Gauvain




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