Introduction text on website (Was: A word or few about near future)

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at
Mon Oct 31 00:48:34 UTC 2011

On 10/31/2011 12:28 AM, Eero Tamminen wrote:
> Hi,
> On maanantai 31 lokakuu 2011, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
>>> Maybe the pages could also explain very shortly how Xubuntu differs
>>> from the other Ubuntu variants.  Now there are just references to
>>> Ubuntu, without any explaination what's the relation of that to
>>> Xubuntu.
>>> This explanation should be clear enough that people understand how
>>> Xubuntu differs from e.g. Lubuntu.  That one seems to be sacraficing
>>> functionality&   usability in the application selection in order to keep
>>> more lightweight.
>> Yes, this should be explained at the About -page, which is linked to
>> from "Read more about Xubuntu" in the front page, just below the
>> introduction text.
> Current About page seems to be telling what's *same* in all Ubuntu
> variants, i.e. what's Ubuntu in general, not what Xubuntu is about.
> While it's good to tell that too so that one can differentiate Xbuntu
> e.g. from OSX&  Windows, that could be for example under "The features&
> philosophy derived from the Ubuntu distribution" heading.
> 	- Eero
I moved our little todo at 
Feel free to add subjects that you think should be covered in /about (or 
any of the other pages) in the list, and we'll think about those.

Or, you can add a subpage in the wiki, and create a better draft than 
what is at our staging site.


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