A few words on Santiago Roland's suggestions

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at shimmerproject.org
Sun Dec 2 11:43:58 UTC 2012

On 12/02/2012 01:41 PM, Darshak Parikh wrote:
> @Pasi, I understand. Yes, I understand that the default apps were
> chosen as default after giving much thought to it. And although it
> wasn't directly apparent at first, I understand that the developers
> have a good reason for including those. And what with the current
> situation of the ISO and all these dependencies, it seems that not
> much can be done in that area besides updations.
> But there's one thing that I would seriously love, if it's possible. A
> lightweight alternative to USC. Something like the Lubuntu one. Is it
> feasible?
> Regards,
> Darshak

I agree USC isn't ideal either, but at the moment, it's working for most
of the new users. (As I said before, advanced users can simply
install/use any package manager they see best fit for them.)

That has been discussed, and as soon as viable and working alternatives
are around, we'll most probably compare them with USC and consider for


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