Xubuntu daily build report
Cody A.W. Somerville
cody-somerville at ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 17 11:47:46 UTC 2008
Thanks for taking the time to write this up. I always enjoyed reading them.
Please see below for inline comments.
On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 9:24 PM, Eddy <hpp3 at lavabit.com> wrote:
> This is only a surface skim. I'll try to dig more once I have some
> time to really lay into it at home.
> -Usplash still says "Ubuntu" instead of Xubuntu. Cody in IRC said this
> was supposed to be fixed. Do we need artwork or does the config need
Apparently this is a bug in germinate. I've spoken with cjwatson and its
getting fixed. :)
> -gpicview replaced Ristretto? What was wrong with Ristretto? (grr...
> more gnome creeping in...)
How is gpicview anymore "gnome" than Ristretto is?
Ristretto dependencies: libatk1.0-0 (>= 1.20.0), libc6 (>= 2.4), libcairo2
(>= 1.5.18), libdbus-1-3 (>= 1.1.1), libdbus-glib-1-2 (>= 0.74), libexif12,
libexo-0.3-0 (>= 0.3.4), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0), libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0),
libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.20.1), libthunar-vfs-1-2 (>= 0.9.0), libxfce4util4 (>=
4.4.2), libxfcegui4-4 (>= 4.4.2)
gpicview dependencies: libatk1.0-0 (>= 1.20.0), libc6 (>= 2.6.1-1),
libcairo2 (>= 1.4.0), libfontconfig1 (>= 2.4.0), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.14.0),
libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0), libjpeg62, libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.19.0), libx11-6,
libxcomposite1 (>= 1:0.3-1), libxcursor1 (>> 1.1.2), libxdamage1 (>= 1:1.1),
libxext6, libxfixes3 (>= 1:4.0.1), libxi6, libxinerama1, libxrandr2 (>=
> gpicview also has some security bugs which you guys probably already
> know about, but I wouldn't want to be too hasty:
> Is the version in *buntu the patched one?
Yes. Your link reports bug marked fix in version 0.1.9-2. *
http://packages.ubuntu.com/gpicview shows Intrepid at 0.1.9-2.*
> BTWIMHO the gpicview interface looks hauntingly like the default
> picture viewer for that other OS... (just sayin')
> -The new wallpaper looks sweet. Great job [insert artist name here]!
I don't think we've changed the wallpaper yet since Hardy.
> -Audacious. Mixed feelings...
> I guess I'm just not one for tiny skinnable media players. At least it
> doesn't look like a Winamp clone out of the box, I'll look forward to
> giving this one a workout.
Is there another music player that you think might be a better fit? If so,
> I'll also post my box specs and some benchmarks and if anybody's
> interested or if anyone has suggestions of bugs to look for, let me
I'd be very interested. You can see some work I did on it at
> xubuntu-devel mailing list
> xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
Cody A.W. Somerville
Software Systems Release Engineer
Custom Engineering Solutions Group
Canonical OEM Services
Email: cody.somerville at canonical.com
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