Adding printers vs Xubuntu philosphy

Joe Braddock jmbraddock at
Sun May 7 04:36:26 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 21:30 +0300, Jani Monoses wrote:


>         Why you're avoiding Gnome dependencies?

> As you point out below to save startup time and RAM. Even a few megs
> can make the difference
> between your app fitting or starting to cause disk thrashing because
> of swapping. 
> Even if these are not a drastic savings given that the rest of the
> system including gtk is already quite resource hungry
> they are still savings.

However, a printer manager would be used relatively infrequently so even
if it was somewhat of a resource strain, it's not like it would be used


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