xfdesktop2 or xfdesktop-acer source

samuel samuel.verstraete at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 08:48:39 CET 2009

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 8:47 AM, samuel <samuel.verstraete at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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...)
just in case you don't know where to find the srpms...

> 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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