xfdesktop2 or xfdesktop-acer source

samuel samuel.verstraete at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 08:47:57 CET 2009

srpm's are not binaries... they are source code... sure it would have
been nicer if they would have given use patch files or tarballs but
there is nothing wrong with providing src.rpm (at least i don't think
that the license forces to release in a certain format...)

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 8:45 PM, Grant Williamson <traxtopel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> with the rise in netbook use, XFCE is starting to look more like the
> preferred desktop environment for netbooks.
> There are many people jumping on the band wagon, creating custom distros for
> Netbooks, i.e. Limpus Lite, CrunchEEE, Moblin, Ubuntu remix and manu more. I
> personally think Linpus have done a great job with Linpus Lite and their
> Acer image. Unfortunately this company does not appear to be easy to reach
> and their lack of releasing full source code probably violates GPL.
> One of Limpus hacks is against xfdesktop so that it will display a themed
> tabbed icon environment on the screen.
> Like this :-
> http://www.thecodingstudio.com/opensource/linux/screenshots/index.php?linux_distribution_sm=Linpus%209hey
> .4%20Lite
> (they do not post the source code just the binary)
> I am wondering if anyone on this list have an alternative method so I can
> customize xfce on fedora 10 to achieve the same result.
> Thank in advance.
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