[linux-audio-user] "Multimedia Ubuntu"

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Fri Mar 17 15:12:27 EST 2006


On Fri, 2006-03-17 at 14:52 -0500, Thomas Vecchione wrote:
> > Sure, I just don't see why a new Ubuntu flavor is required, rather than
> > actually finding and fixing the issues with the main branch.  It's not
> > like we live in a closed source world where it's Microsoft or Apple's
> > way or the highway...
> 
> One of Ubuntu's bragging rights is its ease of setup and install, even 
> easier than Windows in most cases I have used it.  Requiring tweaks in 
> order to use the audio as compared to a standard distro is part of what 
> can take away from that.
> 
> I dont really think it is the same thing as say, a completly different 
> distro.  It is just precustomized versions of the distro for specific 
> purposes, meaning I dont have to put in these tweaks every time.
> 

I just think it's much easier for developers and users to fix the
mainline distro so these tweaks are no longer needed than to create a
new project.

Lee



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