Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Sep 2009 22:38 UTC, submitted by EvilWells
Debian and its clones Developer Frans Pop, author of debtree, posted an article showing the evolution in size of the GNOME desktop environment in recent Debian releases. The picture he paints isn't particularly pretty: the default GNOME install has increased drastically in size over the years.
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I haven't run Gnome for years
by RawMustard on Tue 8th Sep 2009 11:33 UTC
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Fluxbox for me, but the last couple of years I've found myself installing everything with the
--without-recommends switch, Debian is becoming a joke ;)

Why does inkscape and just about every other package require avaih? And Hal and policykit in squeeze are just a freaking nightmare.

I don't really like distro hopping, but the time has come after 7 long years to move on from Debian and as far away from Ubuntu also as possible! Arch perhaps?

And isn't it about time Grub stop spraying my screen with useless gibberish every time I boot? I mean come on, it's 2010 already!

Edited 2009-09-08 11:38 UTC

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