Wish list for Xubuntu 13.04

Jackson Doak doak.jackson at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 09:12:06 UTC 2012

thunderbird and pidgin need to go, leafpad needs replacing. can someone
make a wiki page made on proposed/implemented changes.

On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 8:08 PM, James Freer <jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 1:48 AM, Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org>
> wrote:
> > ISO size.
> >
> > Even if we did have more space on the ISO
> > Pasi
> perhaps we should consider what can go from the iso? This could then
> be feedback for future releases!
> xubuntu is lightweight and fast. The iso should reflect that - i
> consider xubuntu as a minimal installation which i then add too. But
> xubuntu also has some very useful efficient apps like the Bulk Rename
> - for photos i stopped using Krename as it's just too bulky and by
> comparison with bulk rename not so easy to use.
> Leafpad has been mentioned being too lightweight - Scribes is
> lightweight but it's got a fair bit extra. My editor use is for
> writing and so it sits neatly between Leafpad and Gedit imo. Medit is
> another option.
> Internet messenger pidgin. I think the web based sevice is very much
> better and Pidgin is dated. Meebo was what i used although now
> acquired by google. Imo.im looks better as skype can be accessed.
> Dropping Pidgin would be a fair move as web based services are
> replacing such apps.
> Gimp? I think it's worth keeping.
> Thunderbird. It's not lightweight and i find it unusable for imap and
> that's on a year old PC. Web based mail is more common and most
> provide a good interface - no installation required. Those that wish
> for a mail client struggle to find better than alpine as it's fully
> imap compliant and speaks for itself as a corporate mail client. Bit
> old so folk don't like it!
> Just my humble thoughts!
> james
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