Seed changes for maverick

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Fri Jun 25 08:26:34 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 8:21 PM, Lionel Le Folgoc <mrpouit at>wrote:

> Hi there,
> I made some changes to the seeds in maverick.
> First, a global resync/merge with {ubuntu,netbook}.maverick (ubuntu
> desktop and ubuntu netbook edition seeds), as it hasn't been done for
> several releases. It *should* not introduce any major change, just
> follow the stream (e.g. adding polkit, switching from scim to ibus,
> etc.).
> Then, some more xubuntu-related changes: I replaced some GNOME programs
> by Xfce ones, which should provide similar features:
> * totem, totem-mozilla -> parole, browser-plugin-parole (both are based
>  on GStreamer)
> * brasero -> xfburn (the libraries it relies on have just been promoted
>  to main in maverick == supported by Canonical)
> * gnome-system-monitor -> xfce4-taskmanager (the version in maverick is
>  now able to draw curves…)
> This is temporary: I want them to be included in the next alpha(s) to
> get wider testing. If too many people aren't happy with them, or if they
> aren't really usable, this will be reverted after Alpha 2 (or Alpha 3,
> to give more time).
Sound like good choices; both xfburn and xfce4-taskmanager should now be
actively developed again as far as I understand it. I don't know Parole that
well but I guess we'll see how that turns out during testing :)

> Regards,
> Lionel
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