Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] New ISO images available : Lubuntu

2011-07-27 Thread gs
On 07/27/2011 12:08 AM, Lance wrote: This is excellent news. Hopefully Ubuntu QA will be able to add the Lubuntu images to iso-testing by either Alpha3 or Beta1. Once Lubuntu is included in iso-testing I'll shift my testing from Ubuntu desktop images to Lubuntu desktop images. Don't worry

[Lubuntu-desktop] Light-Weight software center

2011-07-27 Thread Stephen Smally
Hi everybody, i'mt trying to do a user-friendly and light package manager ( a kind of Lubuntu software center) in python (bad?). now the code is very poor, i hope you can help me (simply suggesting or coding). the active branch is lp:~stephen-smally/+junk/lubuntu-software-center i'm using apt and

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Light-Weight software center

2011-07-27 Thread Matthew Byers
Awesome project idea. For starters i will suggest python coding standards, http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/ On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 8:43 PM, Stephen Smally eco.st...@fastwebnet.itwrote: Hi everybody, i'mt trying to do a user-friendly and light package manager ( a kind of Lubuntu

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] New ISO images available : Lubuntu

2011-07-27 Thread Matthew Byers
The image size will become smaller. On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 5:18 PM, gs linuxman...@att.net wrote: ** On 07/27/2011 12:08 AM, Lance wrote: This is excellent news. Hopefully Ubuntu QA will be able to add the Lubuntu images to iso-testing by either Alpha3 or Beta1. Once Lubuntu is

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] New ISO images available : Lubuntu

2011-07-27 Thread Phill Whiteside
hiyas GS, as previously mentioned, it is quite normal for iso's to be over sized during alpha and even beta 1, as the releases progress the devs really start to concentrate on the file size of the iso with the RC's coming in at CD size. Regards, Phill. On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 3:18 PM, gs

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] New ISO images available : Lubuntu

2011-07-27 Thread Lance
In deed, the image will get smaller. My message may have been misleading. I was just reflecting on three years of iso-testing ;^) It's not at all uncommon for dev images to be larger than normal, particularly during Alpha stage. Sorry if I caused any confusion. --- On Wed, 7/27/11, Matthew

[Lubuntu-desktop] Documentation for new Iso's

2011-07-27 Thread Phill Whiteside
Hi Julien and Jonathan, I *think* I have tracked down all pages referring to 'testing'. Could you please check https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Testing for the warning about Ubiquity and key-board etc. I have left the alpha 1 there as it is available at 'CD' size iso as opposed to the usual too

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Light-Weight software center

2011-07-27 Thread PCMan
A key question is, what makes your project lighter than software center? What's the bottle neck of software center? What makes it so heavy? Practically what will you do to make yours light? Usually just rewriting a program with less features won't make it significantly lighter or faster unless you

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Light-Weight software center

2011-07-27 Thread Matthew Byers
PCMan has expressed a very valid point. On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 2:50 AM, PCMan pcman...@gmail.com wrote: A key question is, what makes your project lighter than software center? What's the bottle neck of software center? What makes it so heavy? Practically what will you do to make yours