View Single Post
  #17  
Old 5th March 2010, 10:33 AM
tripleninez Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by robert-e View Post
I might just give it a whirl. I am only half joking here, but it would be nice to see a spin like this one, only without PulseAudio and all its hooks, and with a working Alsa, or perhaps OSSv4
Regards,
Bob
funny you should say that... i am working on my own spin right now, that doesn't include pulseaudio - the stupidest and most pointless audio server in existience. i don't think mine will include OSSv4 though. i use jackaudio and although supported in OSS - i believe it has higher latency when running jack/oss than jack/alsa so i am sticking with ALSA.

My spin will be only for x86 and x86_64 only, as those are the machines i have to work with.

other features i plan to include:

- a nicely customized gnome desktop - out of the box
- several custom themes, icons, etc.
- mainly for multimedia - rt-kernel, etc...
- custom kernels. even a Zen-kernel for fedora
- BFS scheduler as an option
- Extra extensions - ie. useful nautilus extensions and
dockbarX(a dock in your panel - like win7's grouping/tabbing menu)
- additional Repo's - planetccrma and rpm-fusion

the original plan was to make a spin for me, so i can always have "my instant desktop",
so i don't have to keep setting it up on a fresh install, but why not share??
even though it's a little more work, and i will have to make my kernels fairly generic to run on other hardware

if anyone has any ideas(that aren't too over the top) i'd be interested to hear them...

ts9
Reply With Quote