[xubuntu-users] Seamonkey--worthy of consideration in Xubuntu?

kelly kelly at chiefsez.com
Fri Aug 19 20:59:47 UTC 2011

On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 16:52:36 -0400 (EDT)
James Freer <jessejazza3 at aol.co.uk> wrote:

> Following the discussion on Replacing Gimp i was wondering if anyone 
> uses Seamonkey.
> I stopped using it after Netscape 7.2 when i did a pc rebuild and for 
> no reason switched to Firefox and TB - when renamed Seamonkey i
> haven't given it a look. Someone recently reminded me 'why not give
> it a look and i did'.
> I have to say i really like it. It puts together what i need; It's
> got some themes (Walnut i just love) and couldn't live without 
> 'It'sAllText', email is lighter than Thunderbird while retaining
> useful features. Firefox and TB have been developed to such an extent
> that i don't want all the sophistication at the expense of speed.
> Obviously a developer/IT Consultant would but not that many choose
> Xubuntu.
> Regarding 'Replacing Gimp' the issue to some extent was CD space. 
> Considering Xubuntu is meant for lighter/faster use or older PC i was 
> wondering what folk thought and maybe this could be fed back to 
> developers. I actually have a new machine but xubuntu is my choice 
> mainly based on the minimal flavour.
> james

I use Gimp quite often.  Hence, for me, it is a need.  However, it does
*not* have to be part of the 'default' applications which come with
Xubuntu.  As long as it can be downloaded from the repositories, that
would be good enough for me.


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