Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow)

2009-06-30 Thread jon york
i agree with c david rigby, in that maybe we can have a barebone system, and instead of having installers in the install process, maybe have some meta packages in the repo's where a user can download the 'full multimedia desktop' or the 'professional office tools' Jon York Date: Tue, 30

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow)

2009-06-30 Thread John Thng
hi all, I think lubuntu should not meant for geeks only. It should appeal to the mass just like ubuntu is for. As for applications, we should not think too much about the disk space, as disk space is not very critical less than cpu and ram nowadays, but it's good to keep it below 2 GB after

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow)

2009-06-30 Thread jon york
Good point ed, we are forgetting our requirements, and getting head of ourselves. so now that we are mostly agreed on being small and lightweight, what will be the minimum and recommended specs? Jon York Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 15:07:11 +0100 From: edwardahew...@googlemail.com To:

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] going small

2009-06-30 Thread AdamBOT
+1 On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 5:53 AM, Glen Bizeau gbiz...@gmail.com wrote: I agree, It's a simple matter to install software VIA Snyaptic On another note, I think Synaptic should appear is the launcher next to the main menu, I always find myself placing it there, I hate going to find it in

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow)

2009-06-30 Thread Ed Hewitt
I would say LXDE is lighter than Xfce, the LXDE developers seem to think so. I think 64mb Minimum is enough. 2009/6/30 Andrew Woodhead andrew.woodhead...@googlemail.com http://wiki.xfce.org/minimum_requirements May help to guide I'd say 300Mhz CPU + 192Mb RAM On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow)

2009-06-30 Thread Luther Goh Lu Feng
Hi everyone, Good to see the sudden spike in mailing list activity. I definitely need time to follow the threads. For those unaware, we have had 3 IRC meetings to discuss the goals and applications of Lubuntu. The logs are at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/IRC%20Meetings. The objective of

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow)

2009-06-30 Thread Glen Bizeau
Wow, I just went through the list if apps, Thats a lot of stuff... Personally, I think it should be lighter than this, but I guess thats what I get for missing the IRC meeting :) Will we have a chance to vote on these things? or do the IRC meetings denote final say? Glen On Wed, Jul 1, 2009

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow)

2009-06-30 Thread Ed Hewitt
I too have the same opinion and in the same situation as Glen. I have missed out on the meetings, since only being involved in Lubuntu since yesterday. I have looked at the applications list and there is too many, Lubuntu could end up too heavy. This is one of the reasons I sent my first email off