Friday, February 26, 2021

Distrohoppers’ Digest Episode 020 - Bluestar and Ubuntu DDE Remix

Episode  20 Mp3

Episode 20 Ogg


Distrohoppers' Digest Episode 020 


Hosts: Tony Hughes, Moss Bliss, Dale Miracle 

Monthly Foibles 

Updates: mentions of Lubuntu, OpenMandriva, Void, Solus, Endeavour

Beautiful Failures: ExLight, OpenMandriva Lx 4.2, Project Trident

Reviews: Bluestar, UbuntuDDE Remix

New Releases 





MONTHLY FOIBLES   ...wherein we discuss what did and didn’t work for us this month…


Moss - I have gotten comments about my tendency to delete some programs, including LibreOffice, immediately after installation. To me, it makes sense to do it before you run the updates, because some of those programs, especially LibreOffice, are quite large and take up quite a bit of time and space in the updates, and if you remove them first, they don’t update. I know Chris Fisher has mentioned he doesn’t use any office. If you are like that, you may also want to remove CUPS prior to doing updates - or just run Bodhi, which leaves the printing package out altogether. Other things to consider removing include Thunderbird -- again, if you don’t use it. sudo apt-get purge packagename* is all you need....More