Suggestion: Replace Evince with Atril
frombenny at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 11:29:50 UTC 2016
I tried it too but it froze when I read an ebook. The way to present it
wasn't very nice too.
Le 15/11/2016 à 15:03, Dave Pearson a écrit :
> I installed it to have a quick look, and it does seem to install some
> of the mate desktop as dependencies.(around 50 meg or so)
> While the program seems just a easy to use(not that much different to
> document viewer), the extra ability of opening .epub is nice.. BUT is
> doesn't handle .mobi There for I would still have to install a
> dedicated eBook program.
> So in my opinion not that much extra to warrant as the default
> replacement.. I still need to install an additional program for all my
> which is quick and easy to do..
>> On 14 November 2016 at 20:43 Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org>
>> A few comments from my point of view - inline.
>> On 2016-11-14 16:51, Thanos Apostolou wrote:
>>> As far as I have understood, the desired effect is to keep the ISO
>>> as small as
>>> possible, so some people wouldn't like it to have both software (I
>>> think that
>>> the latest xubuntu release didn't even include a media player).
>> Xubuntu was indeed shipped with a media player – Parole. No media
>> manager was shipped, though.
>> There are reasons why we won't ship two document readers (for example);
>> at any point, the most important point is that it doesn't make sense to
>> duplicate functionality. Size is lower down the list, especially now
>> that we aren't close to any target size that we can't cross.
>>> So, maybe it
>>> would be better if someone of the xubuntu team could create a poll
>>> at the
>>> facebook page https://www.facebook.com/xubuntuusers/?fref=ts
>>> Since it's just a facebook page (and not a group) I think that a
>>> facebook app
>>> is needed in order to create a poll. Or maybe it's easier to create
>>> similar at the google+ and twitter pages (I don't use them so much
>>> so I have
>>> no knowledge about it).
>> I don't think a popularity poll is the right way to figure out
>> applications the Xubuntu team should ship with the ISOs. At least I'd
>> value a thorough technical investigation along with a broad discussion
>> with arguments on which application is more suitable for Xubuntu more.
>> That implies that discussion from the community is welcome on the
>> subject, just not in a shouting contest kind of way (which is how polls
>> often turn out).
>> Ultimately, the default applications are just good defaults – as
>> mentioned in the thread, it's easy to install (and uninstall) software.
>> Now the hard part is to figure out what the best application is for
>> majority of the users (or at least the biggest subgroup if no option
>> turns out to be the best for most).
>> Has anybody else tried out Atril?
>> Pasi Lallinaho (knome) › http://open.knome.fi/
>> Xubuntu Website Lead & Council member › http://xubuntu.org/
>> Shimmer Project co-founder › http://shimmerproject.org/
>> Ubuntu member
>> xubuntu-devel mailing list
>> xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the xubuntu-devel