We are ending the first desktop environment stage with lxde nemesis, I presume. Enough seems to have been done to ascertain the possibilities of arch linux as a distribution viable for the modular structure of porteus.
I would love to try to create a debian based distro but I have no experience with deb. I wonder what the reaction would have been had I announced a base change to debian.
Who here has not been on debian at one time or another? Who has more knowledge of debian than just more than using it to get it going for day-to-day purspose, that is being more code wise? From what I read, I know a few, but I will not name them.
Is there a fit with arch linux or should debian
be the distribution of choice as phhpro and michele have predicted? Brokenman and few more knowledgeable linux IT should be able to state on the experience of nemesis, when they think they could make some conclusions.
What programs would you like to see on the next porteus?
We should replicate as much as possible porteus 3.1 for each desktop environment as these environments with their accompanying packages are the fruit of months, or if not years of discussions and consideration of the developpers for their forum users. With a few exceptions porteus was for its size a mature distribution.
In addition, do you like the actual presentation of porteus? Is it intuitive? Here newcomers should express their impressions, and specially the distro hoppers.
Who should provide the different desktop environment? The unique developper or
The different desktop environments should be built and maintained by some group of users, so to relief the unique developper burden. Thus brokenman would become more a counsellor than a laborer.
Porteus desktop environments should be built with pman
and from base and xorg. A common login manager should be choosen. Sddm could accomodate the main desktop environments and the last one coming in kde5-plasma.
Teams should be constituted around some more knowledgeable
computer science individual for each desktop according to their interest. These desktop leaders could be coached by brokenman, the developper. For example, and this is only a fictional example but maybe next to reality
, there seems to be some interest of beny, tonio, knallknopf and wread for kde-standard or kde5-plasma. One or the other could be heading the kde-plasma desktop. Concerning the lxde desktop, neko could be the leader, ... ,,, for lxqt blaze or aus9 could be the leader. Forgive me, if I have forgot some people, or if I am flattering the wrong guys.
Voltaire: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.