Idea for Lucid (and beyond..)
andyjstormont at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 5 09:08:46 UTC 2009
> Also, nobody has any intentions of
adopting Pulse Audio into the Xubuntu system, right? ;)
I've always considered that a feature :)
2009/12/5 J. Anthony Limon <j at flippo.net>
> Hi team,
> I just thought I would open the door for some brainstorming in the area
> of Lucid and beyond! I have some thoughts I'd like to extend everyone's
> 1) gnome-app-install
> Do we really need it? Who really uses it? How stable is it anyways?
> I feel gnome-app-install does more harm than good in the XFce desktop.
> Firstly it does a poor job of representing the total software in the
> repositories. Secondly, we almost *always* send people to Synaptic or
> apt-get to install software. Thirdly, I've found it to be HORRIDLY
> On my system I've ---purge autoremove'd it. A nice side effect was that
> my XFce menu looks a lot nicer without that wide entry at the top. :)
> 2) gnome-system-monitor
> I know this app has some serious features that alternatives do not, but
> is consistently a source of problems and bugs, primarily in the area of
> super high CPU usage and memory leaks, ironic given the nature of the
> On my system I use a mixture of xfce4-taskmanager and htop, I'm not sure
> if this would be satisfactory on the majority of people's desktops but I
> am of the opinion that GSM has to go.
> 3) Totem
> Is the plan to stick with Totem for Lucid? It's kind of stagnant issue
> but it's also a difficult one to address with the next release being LTS.
> 4) GDM
> This seems to be an issue entirely out of anyone's hands unless they
> want to try making one using xfce libs.
> This is about all I can think of right now, but I do know I am missing a
> couple things which I will bring up at another time. I feel this is a
> good start to a brainstorming. Also, nobody has any intentions of
> adopting Pulse Audio into the Xubuntu system, right? ;)
> - J
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