Debian objectives for lenny ... desktop
I know you are all busy with the etch release, but i will have time in
beginning of February and i want to propose some issues, and get your
See that i am available to help/make them all.
I'll start for one that is the beginning of this all.
Debian is a good distribution that has everything that others have, but
it is always more messy and simple ... i would like to turn that out.
Unfortunately i am not designer ...
The question i bring is enterprise related. I know many enterprises use
debian as server and now ubuntu on desktop. I want to change that, by
making debian an enterprise oriented distribution ( or at least try to
some opinions here are not very welcome, please don't throw them away.
Some of them are patches to upstream that many of you are not welcome.
I will focus on gnome, because is the environment that i use and
recommend. Please feel free to adapt or give your opinion.
My proposal is to be created, if possible, a desktop-enterprise task in
That task would include besides an enterprise oriented desktop, some
enterprise oriented features.
Some of the features:
- depend on libpam-ldap for configuring out of the box ldap client (or
at least have that option).
- enterprise oriented desktop applications (forget synaptic and some
other administrating tools)
- Have an unified artwork for all possible applications (splash screens