Re: Support lxde-desktop properly in lenny D-I RC2?
Frans Pop wrote:
> On Friday 14 November 2008, you wrote:
>> I think I'd be happier with a separate CD - many people are
>> downloading the CD#1 variants just to get their preferred desktop and
>> I'm guessing it's less likely to cause confusion if we keep each
>> targeted at one desktop only.
> Agreed. We'd have to decide how best to name a combined CD so as not to
> cause confusion.
How about name it this way if we want to have a combined CD?
>> It'll also allow for more useful
>> packages on that CD for people just using that one DE - the packages
>> for the other one are just going to waste space in that scenario.
> Well, that's really why I'm thinking of the combined CD at all. The total
> size of added packages for the lxde desktop is only ~10MB... See the diff
> in my other mail.
Wow, so less.
> The major part of the CD is still taken by the general X.Org packages and
> things like Firefox and OpenOffice, which are all shared. So there's huge
Have you tried a test build to combine lxde or xfce with gnome? These
desktop all based on gtk+, and also need X.Org, OpenOffice, iceweasl
> I have no strong objection to adding an extra CD though. It's less work
> than the combined CD.
I don't have strong objection to adding an extra CD as well. I am just
thinking of reduce the e-waste for some people who would burn each
debian image into CD/DVD.