Default image app

George Brooke at
Sat Apr 26 21:39:11 UTC 2008

On Sat, 26 Apr 2008 19:53:07 +0100
jd hartland <jd_hartland at> wrote:

> This is the first time I have ever joined a mailing list, so I hope
> I'm doing this right. I absolutely love Xubuntu and run it on a PC
> with specs that don't require a lightweight distro. But I wanna see
> it improve so I wanna be critical of it.
> I just installed 8.04 and I was disappointed when I tried to open an
> image and was greeted by the Gimp splash screen. I don't think
> there's any reason in hell for the default app for opening images to
> be a professional image editing tool. I don't understand the logic of
> it when there is an image viewer installed by default. To be frank
> I'm annoyed that every time I install Xubuntu for anyone I'm going to
> have to remember to change this for them.
> Seriously guys, why have the gimp as default?
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I believe that there is already a launchpad bug about this

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