Also we could learn a allot from the puppy project they have already banged
out years of learning the hardway! And today they have the quintessential
light weight desktop of out of the box that can run on anything after a 486.

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 4:52 PM, Ed Hewitt <>wrote:

> I think we should go with Firefox. However, OpenOffice would solve the
> problem of having no presentation software if we went with Abiword &
> Gnumeric. We could use these tweaks to speed up OpenOffice. >>>
> By going "small", we will achieve the objective of achieving a lightweight
> distro. However, I still think a good out of the box experience, as long as
> we keep it to a minimal. So by having a few basic utilities (such as
> synaptic), need a few must have apps (such as web browser, office apps,
> chat, media player). we can still achieve a user friend lightweight distro.
> Its all about getting the right balance.
> Maybe another Lubuntu IRC Meeting could be useful to discuss my points. It
> would be great to have an application list set in time for Karmic. Could be
> Lubuntu's first release????
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