Default Launchers for Natty Narwhal

Jeff Hanson jephhanson at
Thu Jan 20 22:44:40 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Phil Whitaker <
xubuntu-devel at> wrote:

>   I would try not to single out too many applications for the user. In
>> fact, I think I would only add the help icon, that would give it more
>> prominence and thus a bigger chance of being read.
>> As the default software selection should be a single application for each
>> task anyway, there should be a minimum amount of applications, meaning that
>> the only selection criteria you could apply would result in adding launchers
>> of either zero or all applications to the panel by default.
> I disagree - there are some default programs that will be used a lot more
> than others, with the web browser being the most used.  I think we should
> have: web browser, terminal, file manager, email client and music player.
> Phil

Some are used much more than others, however, terminal is an example of a
program some people may use a lot, and others never.

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