Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Thu Aug 6 12:47:38 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-08-06 at 09:49 +0000, Matej Cepl wrote:
> Toshio Kuratomi, Wed, 05 Aug 2009 09:39:01 -0700:
> > I don't think Nicu and Gerd are talking so much about random features
> > that random users want to try... I think they're talking more about the
> > best of breed software and "killer apps" that allow people to see the
> > quality of programs written via a free software approach.  In this vein,
> > GIMP and firefox are both projects that are showcase pieces.  They show
> > people that free software can be quality software that is a valid
> > alternative to proprietary offerings from Adobe and Microsoft.
> Well, if we want to follow this logic, than we should throw a lot of 
> stuff before removing OpenOffice.org from it, right?

Replacing abiword with the entire openoffice suite blows the iso size up
to 825M. 

Replacing abiword with just oowriter still blows the iso size up to

This is without any openoffice lang packs.

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