[xubuntu-users] Jumping LTS

Steven Grace sgrace at pobox.com
Fri Oct 5 00:21:26 UTC 2012

On 10/04/2012 04:51 PM, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> Going from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Xubuntu 12.04.1.
> I've got a lot of work to do getting the extra things installed that i
> need without dragging in kde or gnome things.  That will be a relief
> in a way because I've accumulated so much cruft I really don't need
> any more, and it just won't get installed.
> However, I'm not finding a few things I have usually had:
> - yabasic
> - bluej
> - calibre
> There may be more.
> The question: does anybody know why these were dropped?  I'm
> suspecting lack of interest, but I'd like to know.  And if there's a
> lack of interest in calibre, is there a better replacement?

On my Xubuntu 12.04 system, package "calibre" is available. The other 
two aren't, which is a shame as I was planning to use yabasic in the 
near future.

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