Re: Debian Light Desktop - meta package
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Eduard Bloch wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * André Luiz Rodrigues Ferreira [Tue, Apr 11 2006, 01:44:57PM]:
>> Hi !
>> I'm creating a meta package for install a lite desktop for old
>> machines with poor hardware.
>> I would like to receive opinions about my packages list:
>> - x-window-system-core
>> - xfce4 (beautiful!)
> Depends. IceWM with a tiny Filemanager (eg. emelfm) suffies my idea of
> "light desktop" much, much more. I would say - set
> "xfce4 | x-window-manager".
>> - evince
> As other pointed out, does basically the same job as xpdf but pulls half
> of the Gnome.
>> - eog
> As said, Gnome bloat. Use gqview or pornview.
Well, don't take pornview or you'll soon have a bug report about politically
incorrect package names;-)
>> - gaim
> Please depend on "gaim | psi | licq" or so.
>> - arj
> Who cares about arj nowadays? I suggest installing the "unp" package
> instead, it will tell user which program is needed to install for a
> certain type of archive.
>> - file-roller
> Is there really no other choice without GNOME dependencies?
You could use rox-filer, which is (in my opinion) much more useful than xffm4
and quite fast.
Torsten Marek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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