Re: Reverting to GNOME for jessie's default desktop
>I think there are several ways to do that:
> * tweak the debian-cd scripts to build GNOME images for Linux
> architectures and Xfce or MATE images for !linux (I canâ??t tell
> how hard it is)
It's perfectly feasible; at the moment, the debian-cd scripts on
pettersson [1,2] pull out information from the tasksel packages to
determine the default desktop etc., but that's not too difficult to
change if we agree to do it.
> * make stripped-down gnome-core/gnome metapackages for !linux,
> relying on lightdm and gnome-flashback (that I can do)
> * hackishly make gnome-core/gnome metapackages depend directly on
> Xfce or MATE for !linux instead of GNOME (same)
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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