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Re: Stretch default desktop

On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 01:39:08PM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> So what shall we do?
> a.) keep mate as default and live with that incomplete nynorsk
>     translation?
> b.) switch default desktop? to what: kde plasma as it was before, but
>     ressource consumptions might be too high. or xfce? gnome? lxde?

Not quite sure, but: keep KDE for the sake of continuity and a nicer 
and modern user interface, useful if real workstations should be used.

OTOH recommend lxde if LTSP clients should be used (right at the start 
of the installation options) to avoid a bad user experience. Also, it 
should be pointed out that LTSP now uses NBD to provide the client root 
file system and that's maybe not a good idea to install more that one DE 
in the LTSP server's chroot.

> And, am I correctly assuming this switch only affects our CD image
> generation tools but not any packaging, except that we need to document
> whatever we do in debian-edu-doc?

I think so. Further, there should be a hint that installations via PXE 
could install a different DE if the kernel command line is adjusted (PXE 


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