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Mon Nov 18 13:46:31 CET 2013
And yes, compeltely agree that XFCE should be more prominent as the
On 18 November 2013 12:16, Carl Duff <cdrw2400 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> No offence taken at all; good to get honest feedback and opinions. Keep it
> My thinking behind ressurrecting LXDE is:
> * Provide a newcomer-friendly version of Openbox (there is a lot of
> interest in Openbox from forum newcomers, so this could prove to be a nice
> "first step" for them)
> * LXDE profile needed to be updated anyway
> * More choice for users (XFCE, Openbox, and soon LXDE and KDE, totalling
> 4). LXDE has its own fan-base, too.
> * Won't take too much time or resources to fix or maintain (with the
> exception of my fondness for endless tweaking)
> * I enjoy doing this sort of thing. Also improves my skills to work with
> other DEs.
> I'll fix the profile, at least. Then we can all decide whether to make it
> an official release or just leave it as an updated ISO profile.
> Could look at making Cinnamon official, too.
> On 18 November 2013 10:25, Rob McCathie <korrode at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Purely my opinion, but I think LXDE and Xfce are too close regarding
>> target audience and since Xfce is the better of the two (again - my
>> opinion), I wouldn't think it'd be worth the time.
>> If you think it's only going to take a few hours I guess why not.
>> Also, something I was going to mention, and once again - just my opinion;
>> but from what I've seen the Xfce edition does seem to be more stable than
>> anything else, I realise it's already listed first but I think it should be
>> more prominently presented as the recommended download.
>> This is *not* at all meant as some kind of insult to the Openbox edition
>> (or to Carl and other contributors), I think it's a very nice
>> implementation of Openbox, I just think that novice users should really be
>> pushed towards the Xfce edition.
>> Rob (korrode)
>> On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 9:47 PM, Carl Duff <cdrw2400 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Would anyone mind terribly if I look at tinkering with the LDXE
>>> ManjaroISO profile? May see about bringing this back as a belated
>>> "official" 0.8.8 release.
>>> manjaro-dev mailing list
>>> manjaro-dev at manjaro.org
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