Discussion: GIMP in the default seed

Eero Tamminen oak at helsinkinet.fi
Wed Jan 28 22:54:46 UTC 2015


On torstai 29 tammikuu 2015, David Bermúdez Guiot wrote:
> Gimp should still be shipped,  however I don't think games should be
> installed.

Why?  What's your reasoning?

Btw. Is it possible to have Software Center front page seeded with things 
that people may want to install first (things like LO, Gimp,  etc)?

	- Eero

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> Since we are discussing about other choices in the default seed already,
> it feels like the perfect time to bring yet another discussion to the
> table:
> Do we want to keep shipping GIMP?
> For some background, the team has discussed the issue [1] and gone
> through various simpler alternatives [2] for GIMP a few times* in the
> past, but no suitable candidate was found.
> Do we think there is a suitable, light and easy-to-use alternative for
> GIMP now? Should we simply drop GIMP altogether and not replace it?
> Discuss.
> Cheers,
> Pasi
> [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xubuntu-devel/2011-July/007864.html
> [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap/Specifications/Oneiric/
> DefaultImageEditor
> * Most of this isn't archived in an easy-to-access way

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