Bloathi Linux: Bodhi Linux with all the trimming

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  1. moontan

    moontan Registered Member

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    the Bodhi Linux team has come up with a 'bloated' version of Bodhi Linux.

    Bodhi Linux comes with only 4 apps pre-installed: Midori web browser, Leafpad text editor, Synaptic and the Terminal.
    Bloathi has a lot more as you can see below.

    i personally like to only have the bare minimum installed so i can add what i need instead of removing apps and stuff that i will never use.
    but some people like to have a good selection of apps to start with.

    whatever flavor you use Bodhi is powered by the awesome E17 Enlightnment windows/desktop manager.
    it is beautiful as well as mean and lean. :thumb:

    Bloathi includes these apps:

    Envision
    GEdit (Replaces Leafpad)
    Jockey-GTK (Maybe better known as "Hardware Drivers")
    LXKeyMap (Keyboard Layout Switcher)
    LXRandr (Monitor Settings)
    XScreensaver
    Sun Java 6 (JRE and plugin)
    Gnome System Monitor
    Gnome System Manager
    Qalculate
    Inkscape
    LibreOffice
    Pinta
    Simple Scan
    Firefox
    Pidgin
    Thunderbird
    Transmission
    DeaDBeeF
    VLC
    Xfburn
    Adobe Acrobat Reader
    ubuntu-restricted-extras
    adobe-flashplugin
    bodhi-filesharing
    bodhi-printing

    more here:
    http://jeffhoogland.blogspot.com/2012/01/bloathi-linux.html
     
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    my bad! :ouch:

    hopefully a mod will come around and delete all this :D
     
  4. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Isn't Bodhi supposed to be minimalistic Ubuntu?
    Therefore maximalistic Bodhi is maximalistic minimalistic Ubuntu?
    Therefore Ubuntu? U -a = B - > U = B + a; B + a = Bl -> Bl = U.
    Mrk
     
  5. vasa1

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    Actually, it is just that
    one of the Bodhi forum members, Timmy, has put together a remaster of the latest Bodhi ISO image that he has cleverly called "Bloathi Linux"
     
  6. moontan

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    well,

    they could bloat Bodhi to the size of Ubuntu and still, the big difference between Bodhi and Ubuntu would be that Bodhi uses E17 Enlightenment as its windows/desktop manager instead of, what is it now?: Gnome, Unity or HUD? ;)
     
  7. Mrkvonic

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    So why not just install E17 in Ubuntu?
    Mrk
     
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    because i don't want the bloat of Ubuntu :)

    and having it pre-installed in a distro such as Bodhi is easier for a newbie like me than trying to figure out all that stuff in Ubuntu.
     
  9. Mrkvonic

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    What all that stuff? What bloat? Just curious.
    Mrk
     
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    2-3 different music/media players, 2-3 different text editors, 2-3 different browsers etc.
    and even when there's only 1 app provided for a particular task, it does not mean i like that app.
    and like i said, i'd rather install stuff i need than remove stuff i don't need or want.


    of course, your mileage may vary ;)
     
  11. vasa1

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    I think there's just gedit and Firefox by default in Ubuntu. I don't know about media. I know there is Banshee and maybe Totem in 11.10. I could be mistaken because I upgraded from 11.04 and didn't do a fresh install. So software excluded in 11.10 but present in my set-up would remain through the upgrade.

    Edit: forgot all about vi and emacs as text editors !!!
     
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    taking Bodhi own 'bloated' version; Bloathi, for example:
    i just counted about 17-18 programs in there that i would remove.

    which makes me glad about a 'bare naked' distro, such as Bodhi.
     
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    guess they make him Bloathi (big fat brother of bodhi) :)
     
  15. moontan

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    i was happy to use that the first few days to get sorted out but i eventually figured out how to use Synaptic.
    there is also a apt-get command but i like synaptic better because of the GUI

    i learned to create my first shortcut yesterday, so i'm still learning as i go :)
     
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    mack, I was asking about Ubuntu bloat. What bloat?
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