Talk:Recommended applications

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utox

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I see net-im/utox as recommended chat client, but I cannot find it in portage..--Wintermann (talk) 16:08, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

uTox is not available in the main Gentoo repository. Please see here for a list of overlays you can install it from. Fturco (talk) 18:00, 17 November 2018 (UTC)

Midori

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Why do we recommend Midori? It is buggy and crashes a lot. It's a long time ago a version was stabilized.

Hasufell (talk) 11:42, 15 July 2013 (UTC)

Midori is not currently listed as a recommended application. More than 5 years have passed, so maybe Midori is no longer buggy. I don't know that personally because I don't use it. Please reopen if that's still a problem. Fturco (talk) 18:04, 17 November 2018 (UTC)

descriptions

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Please only add descriptions that are clarifying (e.g. toolkit or usage related), that would help people make a choice. For example, the FVWM description from the ebuild doesn't tell us anything useful (IMO). — yngwin (wiki admin) (talk) 05:12, 19 September 2012 (UTC)

xterm

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Also, I removed xterm, because I can't think of any reason why it would be recommended over rxvt-unicode (which is faster, prettier, and does unicode out-of-the-box). But feel free to make your case and we can add it back in. — yngwin (wiki admin) (talk) 05:12, 19 September 2012 (UTC)

Xterm has been around since years, its code is still maintained until now, it has unicode and the ability to change fonts. It's personal preference too, I use on all of my systems that is the reason why it has been added. It is a suckles alternative compared to konsole. Xterm is ugly if not configured properly, it is from some perspective not as flexible and good looking compared to other terminals out there, but it is stable, and what could matter more. While I have the minimalistic and functional approach ,other users may have the visual approach, even other users have the feature rich approach to chose recommended applications. We eventually should define why this list recommends certain applications and why does it not recommend other applications, it would help users to maintain the list. Needle 14:50, 19 September 2012 (UTC)

QtCurve

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Please keep the qtcurve packages together under Cross-toolkit themes, because they are a set. — yngwin (wiki admin) (talk) 05:16, 19 September 2012 (UTC)

Audacious

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I'm new to Gentoo, so I may be misunderstanding the situation, but I believe the audacious package is in testing. Seems inappropriate to recommend packages that are in testing. Should it be removed or have a note added next to it (and any others in the same situation)? CandyAngel (talk)

Ninja-ide

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The link to Ninja-ide is broken. Garbanzo (talk) 00:47, 1 September 2018 (UTC)

Removed by bug #620816 --Cronolio (talk) 05:03, 2 September 2018 (UTC)