What about Xubuntu for ARM processor computers?

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at shimmerproject.org
Thu May 19 17:35:57 UTC 2016

On 19/05/16 20:04, Joel Carlson wrote:
> ARM processor computers are the future and Martin Wimpress has an
> excellent version of Mate for the Raspberry Pi, details at
> https://ubuntu-mate.org/raspberry-pi/ . We add the XFCE desktop to
> Mate on the Pi which works very well but would rather have Xubuntu. We
> are waiting for the Pine64 to arrive and will do the same there. Why
> not start Xubuntu development for ARM processor computers? Linus
> Torvalds says 2016 will be the year of the ARM laptop, see
> http://news.softpedia.com/news/linus-torvalds-say-2016-will-be-the-year-of-the-arm-laptop-494044.shtml
> . Thanks

Hello Joel,

this has been discussed by the Xubuntu team, and at least at this point
there is not enough manpower to support even more platforms for Xubuntu.
Unless enough interest and contributors with ARM platform show up, the
situation is unlikely to change.


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