Re: Please Ubuntu, remove the crappy apps from default install!
It wouldn't make sense to ship an OS with no software whatever. Also, it wouldn't make sense to ship an OS with everything. I haven't counted the Debian install DVD's lately but last I looked it was sixteen. So far they (Ubuntu) haven't pre-loaded anything with a thirty day subscription.
My suggestion is to write a script that purges what you don't like and installs what you do like. After all everyone has preferred software. I personally zap Thunderbird because it will mess with my Claws Mail indicator and Empathy because Pidgin is better IMO. There is a Thread in this section regarding Nautilus but it works ok for my needs. That doesn't mean that I don't have Midnight Commander on standby. With a 500Gig HD I usually don't un-install anything that behaves and plays nice. Its your computer fix-it.
@ ian-weisser +1
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