Xubuntu 15.10 To Drop GIMP, Abiword And Gnumeric, Ship With LibreOffice (Or Parts Of It) By Default

A week ago, the Xubuntu team members were asked to vote if Xubuntu 15.10 should drop GIMP, Abiword and Gnumeric and include LibreOffice by default.The vote expired yesterday and Simon SteinbeiƟ, the Xubuntu Project Lead, announced the vote results, which are as follows:GIMP will be dropped;Abiword will be dropped;LibreOffice or parts of it will be installed by default. This doesn’t mean you can’t use GIMP, Abiword or Gnumeric – they will continue to be available in the repositories so you can install them via Ubuntu Software Center.Among the reasons of shipping Xubuntu 15.10 without GIMP is that the app takes …Read More