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

2009-06-30 Thread jon york
Jun 2009 12:11:37 +0100 From: andrew.woodhead...@googlemail.com To: gbiz...@gmail.com CC: lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow) I have a small script the guts the system of all the fluff I do not need. These days I

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] 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
-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 12:13:47 PM Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow) 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

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

2009-06-30 Thread Glen Bizeau
? From: Ed Hewitt edwardahew...@googlemail.com To: lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 12:13:47 PM Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow) I would say LXDE is lighter than Xfce, the LXDE developers seem to think so. I think

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

2009-06-30 Thread Ed Hewitt
following the discussion on the mailing list. Perhaps this can be discussed in the next IRC meeting? From: Ed Hewitt edwardahew...@googlemail.com To: lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 12:13:47 PM Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu

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

2009-06-29 Thread jon york
, and I have a good idea of what people want either way. Jon York From: wiebelh...@gmail.com Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 12:49:44 -0500 To: lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow) Ed Hewitt makes some very good points

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

2009-06-29 Thread Dallas Wiebelhaus
Good eye there David! On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 5:15 PM, David Sugar david.su...@canonical.comwrote: Related to this question is what to do with what is currently the separate lxde blueprint in Launchpad: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/mobile-karmic-lxde-ubuntu-desktop I

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

2009-06-29 Thread Dallas Wiebelhaus
Yep , but Debian LXDE does have the entire open office suite installed and it weights in at just under 500 megs. On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 6:25 PM, Andrew Woodhead andrew.woodhead...@googlemail.com wrote: It's not copying, it is as you say learning from others. OpenOffice just isn't suitable

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

2009-06-29 Thread Andrew Woodhead
This is kinda surplus, the system is still ubuntu based so the standard repos can be used to install apps if they are needed. If the OS is going to be as it says below, you may as well install a minimal install then have a gui to select apps which can then be installed off the repos. This however

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

2009-06-29 Thread Dallas Wiebelhaus
By the way , Chrome fits in like it's native and is running hella fast on this DE on my test box. I'm about to crank the ram down and see how low I can get. On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Andrew Woodhead andrew.woodhead...@googlemail.com wrote: This is kinda surplus, the system is still

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

2009-06-29 Thread Dallas Wiebelhaus
Stabilized without hiccups at 128mb ram , that's without youtube lagging out , you can go lower no doubt. On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 8:27 PM, Dallas Wiebelhaus wiebelh...@gmail.comwrote: By the way , Chrome fits in like it's native and is running hella fast on this DE on my test box. I'm about to

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

2009-06-29 Thread jon york
with, and test things out with. Jon York From: wiebelh...@gmail.com Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 20:41:09 -0500 To: lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow) Stabilized without hiccups at 128mb ram , that's without