Wish list for Xubuntu 13.04

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at shimmerproject.org
Sun Dec 30 09:25:14 UTC 2012

Please don't.

If you are *willing to work* on these application changes, please edit
the table at the Roadmap wiki page [1] and add your name in the assignee
field for the appropriate application. Several assignees per item is
highly encouraged. Please note that this means thorough comparison, not
just throwing in what needs to go and what not.

Again, please read my blog article about good suggestions [2].


[1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap/Goals/Quantal
[2] http://open.knome.fi/2012/12/12/community-to-developer-communication/

On 12/30/2012 11:12 AM, Jackson Doak wrote:
> 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
> <mailto:jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 1:48 AM, Pasi Lallinaho
>     <pasi at shimmerproject.org <mailto: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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