[Geany-Devel] Core Terminal Plugin (was Re: [Geany-Users] no Terminal tab in Geany preferences??)

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Sun Mar 3 23:17:00 UTC 2013

Le 03/03/2013 23:31, Thrawn a écrit :
> --- On Sun, 3/3/13, Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> BTW to all, the use-case for having a non-VTE Geany is lightweight 
>> distros and rescue distros, especially where they run entirely in 
>> memory, adding a couple of Mb is a few more percent on the distro, 
>> fine for machines with 4Gb, but more of an issue for smaller
>> systems.
> Don't forget also that this would make Geany more attractive as a
> default text editor for distros like Mint, which are definitely not
> lightweight/rescue, but want to target non-dev users. 

They can always easily disable the VTE in the settings[1], so I don't
see the big deal.


[1] or even build Geany without VTE support but that's a bad idea

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