Replacing GIMP

Anzan Hoshin Roshi anzanhoshinroshi at
Sun Jul 24 15:29:38 UTC 2011

On 24 July 2011 11:20, Charlie Kravetz <cjk at> wrote:

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> On Sun, 24 Jul 2011 10:04:55 +0300
> Jarno Suni <jarno.ilari.suni at> wrote:
> > Suggesting to install the ubuntustudio-graphics metapackage and using
> > it in Xubuntu session is not telling to use any other distribution. If
> > Xubuntu is going to be all you need, I would expect some modularity
> > and make the default installation a good starting point. I think it is
> > great that Xubuntu users can benefit from the expertise of Ubuntu
> > Studio developers in multimedia creation.
> >
> I'm sorry. I just don't seem to see any advantage to removing an
> application simply to tell users they can use a different distribution
> to get the application and use it. Why not just keep the application?
> Wording it different does not change the end result. In my own mind, if
> you tell me to just install a different distribution meta-package, I
> wasted my time installing the distribution. I may as well go install
> the other one, which you tell me has what I want.
> - --
> Charlie Kravetz

> Ubuntu Studio is changing to Xfce (using Xubuntu as a base) in any case.

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