Optimus-Manager, Softwares, Boot

We should remove GNOME from the DE's as discussed before.

If pure GNOME still causes problems.

Text I like by @dalto

"Default applications are an endless no-win situation for distro developers.

No matter what applications are selected, there will always be a segment of the population who wants something different."

Never seen this application when I installed Arch Linux...but okay.

I mean if you can make some of these applications optional that would be better. Another would be FireDragon...or DragonFire can't remember the name exactly. It seems to be installed by default.

Unless you didn't have gnome-control-center installed, it was definitely there.


Alright, I probably might've not had it installed. I really didn't set up my Arch Linux properly to be honest.

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Thats our default browser, basically a privacy aware version of Firefox.


Funny, I don't recall Cheese not being a required dependency of gnome-control-center, not for a long time, not in Arch. I believe some distributions, like Fedora, may have it as an optional dependency, however.

You can always compile your own, special "Galactic" version of gnome-control-center eliminating Cheese as a required dependency. It's not that hard...will take a bit of time.

P.S. You can't get rid of Camera in Windows 10, either. Food for thought. :wink:


There is this AUR package though if you really want to get rid of it :smiley:


First Submitted: 2019-06-19 05:56

LOL, you can tell how long since I last installed GNOME. :wink:

Thanks for the link, @dr460nf1r3 :slight_smile:


I would just prefer not having about 2-3 browsers pre-installed on my computer. I would prefer being given the option, or to install choose my own. I do like LibreWolf so far though.

Building upwards in the Barebones editions has been made very simple, and relatively fast by the post-installation scripts.


You are correct in all your comments. Also correct in what you would prefer. Anyone has a right of personal preference.

Can you answer one question?
How many times are you going to install Garuda, that makes a one-time removal limited task a real pain?

Sorry for implying the obvious. I am a really bad character. :imp:


Yes, we all know, it is rather obvious that you are of bad character @petsam. :rofl:


You're folks are in good company with a little...


Nice of Gnome to offer a dairy-free option


I don't believe this was out of the goodness of their heart. I believe they were threatened with a class action lawsuit by the lactose intolerant. :crazy_face:


Actually I re-install my Linux Distributions a lot. I've re-installed Arch Linux about 3-4 times, Fedora about 5-6 times and a few other Distributions.

I forgot to mention, booting into Garuda Linux is really slow. But closing Garuda Linux is actually fast.

Output of systemd-analyze blame ?

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2.693s optimus-manager.service
1.617s ldconfig.service
496ms dev-mapper-luks\x2dd12ed376\x2d8c28\x2d4dd4\x2d86d8\x2d511198da1d47.device
339ms lvm2-monitor.service
163ms upower.service
145ms systemd-udev-trigger.service
83ms [email protected]
77ms plymouth-deactivate.service
77ms plymouth-quit-wait.service
76ms plymouth-quit.service
63ms systemd-journal-flush.service
61ms boot-efi.mount
52ms polkit.service
52ms systemd-logind.service
49ms systemd-timesyncd.service
41ms ModemManager.service
41ms systemd-remount-fs.service
39ms systemd-guest-user.service
37ms [email protected]\x2duuid-ABE4\x2d09D7.service
36ms systemd-udevd.service
34ms [email protected]
31ms systemd-journald.service
28ms NetworkManager.service
28ms udisks2.service
28ms systemd-vconsole-setup.service
27ms systemd-sysusers.service
23ms avahi-daemon.service
22ms bluetooth.service
22ms plymouth-read-write.service
21ms plymouth-start.service
19ms systemd-guest-config.service
15ms systemd-modules-load.service
15ms wpa_supplicant.service
14ms systemd-sysctl.service
14ms dev-zram0.swap
14ms systemd-tmpfiles-setup.service
13ms systemd-journal-catalog-update.service
12ms colord.service
12ms [email protected]
11ms systemd-random-seed.service
10ms linux-modules-cleanup.service
9ms systemd-tmpfiles-clean.service
9ms root.mount
8ms srv.mount
8ms dev-hugepages.mount
8ms dev-mqueue.mount
8ms var-cache.mount
7ms home.mount
7ms sys-kernel-debug.mount
7ms sys-kernel-tracing.mount
7ms [email protected]
7ms var-log.mount
6ms kmod-static-nodes.service
6ms systemd-tmpfiles-setup-dev.service
6ms systemd-update-utmp.service
6ms [email protected]
6ms [email protected]\x2dd12ed376\x2d8c28\x2d4dd4\x2d86d8\x2d511198da1d47.service
6ms [email protected]
6ms var-tmp.mount
5ms [email protected]
5ms systemd-user-sessions.service
4ms systemd-rfkill.service
4ms [email protected]:intel_backlight.service
3ms rtkit-daemon.service
3ms [email protected]:platform::kbd_backlight.service
3ms home-guest.mount
3ms systemd-update-done.service
2ms tmp.mount
1ms sys-kernel-config.mount
1ms sys-fs-fuse-connections.mount

I switched to KDE by the way, GNOME is still buggy. Also KDE uses 200MB more RAM then GNOME, which is surprising but alright.