Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 20:58:09 UTC 2009

On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 03:51:12PM +0000, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Paul W. Frields<stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >  And it has support
> > for searching and later installing additional software.
> Except that for it's not really as good an experience as it could be,
> which is I think where the real bug is.
> Well that and we have the problem right now of conflating "apps
> removed to fit in the livecd image" with "apps we don't want in the
> default desktop experience"  too, which could be solved by a
> post-install hook which just runs the equivalent of "pk groupinstall
> gnome-desktop" or the like.

Yeah, I wasn't arguing that what's there on the Live CD image is
optimal, just that it is generally useful.  The 1 GB image obviously
gives some breathing room and thus flexibility to show off more

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