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11.04.11

Breaking: Ubuntu is Dumping Mono, Mono Applications

Posted in GNU/Linux, Mono, Ubuntu at 4:24 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Trash sign with Mono

Summary: Microsoft dependency is being removed from Ubuntu GNU/Linux, based on UDS

Based on a video which is airing right night, Sebastian tells us (in IRC) that “Mono won’t be in the default install of 12.04 [but] still in repos [...] and they will switch back to Rhythmbox as well, so bye bye Mono [...] it was in the UDS video from Orlando at the moment [...] and they were just talking about it in the channel for that as well [...] I think it’s to save space really on the CD [...] and since Rythombox is good enough again now [...] they said it a little while ago in the UDS wrap up [..] and they said how they will get a certain amount of space back [...] and in the UDS channel someone was saying how that means: Tomboy won’t be there as well anymore.”

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2 Comments

  1. girts said,

    November 4, 2011 at 4:54 pm

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    Excellent news! Excellent!

  2. powered_by_tux said,

    November 4, 2011 at 5:46 pm

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    Sounds too good to be true. If this gets officially confirmed, I might actually use Ubuntu again on my netbook.

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