jani.monoses at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 08:39:52 UTC 2007
> On 03/08/07, *Jani Monoses* <jani.monoses at gmail.com
> <mailto:jani.monoses at gmail.com>> wrote:
> looks like quite a few GNOME programs use GnomeVFS but not the rest
> of GNOME libs like bonobo, libgnomeui, libgnome.
> For instance evince-gtk is no longer our patched version but an upstream
> variant that left GVfs deps.
> I am considering allowing GNOME apps that depend on GVfs only into
> the default
> xubuntu install. It would allow us to reuse more of GNOME/Ubuntu and
> not divert
> our efforts on maintaining separate apps.
> What about adding gnome-nettool (GTK only) and gnome-system-monitor
> (uses GtkMM and
> GnomeVFS) to Xubuntu? The latter would replace xfce4-taskmanager and
> could be used
> instead of a few unmaintained panel plugins.
> I'd love the inclusion of gnome-system-monitor (would also finally give
> a way to easily view your current Xubuntu version graphically, very
> useful when helping newbies) as xfce4-taskmanager is kinda limited IMHO.
> gnome-nettool, however, looks kind of specialist to me, what exactly is
> it used for?
I've just added gnome-system-monitor instead of xfce4-taskmanager in the seeds.
It will take effect at the next xubuntu-meta upload.
I am not sure about gnome-nettool. It looks useful for those who do not know the
command-line tools that query various network aspects, but maybe those users do not
really need the info traceroute, whois, netstat can give.
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