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Re: Which task package installs gpm?

>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Gertzfield <che@debian.org> writes:

>>>>> "Karl" == Karl M Hegbloom <karlheg@bittersweet.inetarena.com> writes:
    Karl> It would be good to check and see how powerful and loaded
    Karl> the machine is, and not start too much going at once if it's
    Karl> not that powerful.  But if it can deal with it, we ought to,
    Karl> by default, start up `gkrellm', `xmms', and run a `gmix' to
    Karl> set some reasonable mixer defaults alsa.  There ought to be
    Karl> an *.ogg in the XMMS when it's first time launched with a
    Karl> message from us.  (Perhaps singing "(Join us now and) Free
    Karl> the Software" as a chorus?  I believe we have a few
    Karl> musicians amoung our ranks.)

    Ben> If this is done, it might be nice to have XMMS default to using
    Ben> the esound output plugin; otherwise it takes control of the 
    Ben> sound card and doesn't play well at all with GNOME.

 Agreed.  And we should ship the xiph.org Ogg Vorbis output driver
 also... that is, if it really can replace the Mp3 format.  I tried it
 and it works pretty good.  Their current CVS didn't build the other
 day, but I imagine it will again soon.  There is debian/* stuff
 already in the CVS too.  :-)

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