Project timelord - Kubuntu in one sentence
A. Tres Finocchiaro
fatbuttlarry at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 08:38:24 GMT 2009
I agree with Andrea's points that KDE users like a fancy, customizable
interface without much hassle.
Here's my 2 cents.
KDE, the Kustomized Desktop Environment (think LG, Life Is Good)
KDE, All flare, no fuss.
KDE, The Ferrari of computing.
KDE, Cutting Edge Computing
KDE, Revolutionize the Desktop
On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 3:37 AM, A. Tres Finocchiaro <
tres.finocchiaro at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree with Andrea's points that KDE users like a fancy, customizable
> interface without much hassle.
> Here's my 2 cents.
> KDE, the Kustomized Desktop Environment (think LG, Life Is Good)
> KDE, All flare, no fuss.
> KDE, The Ferrari of computing.
> KDE, Cutting Edge Computing
> KDE, Revolutionize the Desktop
> On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 8:09 PM, Dave Thacker <dthacker9 at cox.net> wrote:
>> On Saturday 07 November 2009 18:56:50 Andrea Canidio wrote:
>> > I'm a Kubuntu user and I would like to share with you my thoughts about
>> > project timelord, in particular about the need of a clear mission
>> > statement.
>> > Ubuntu is "linux for human being". This short sentence summarizes many
>> > the project goals: ease to use, simple, intuitive. Hence, for example,
>> > choice of Gnome over KDE.
>> > Can we come up with a similar sentence for Kubuntu? It seems to me that:
>> > -Kde is more about choice and customization than Gnome. So, it seems
>> > natural to me for Kubuntu to target a more experienced user than than
>> > someone switching to linux for the first time.
>> > -If we really resolve the browser issue and the new Akonadi framework
>> > starts bearing fruits, it will be possible to use 100% kde apps for 90%
>> > the tasks. This implies greater integration and consistency than Ubuntu
>> > (since it uses Firefox and most people use Thunderbird instead than
>> > Evolution).
>> > Therefore:
>> > -with respect to other Distro, Kubuntu is easy to install: no need to
>> > around for hardware recognition and so on.
>> > -with respect to Ubuntu, Kubuntu offers more choice and at the same time
>> > more consistency.
>> > The natural audience for the project is someone that love to spend time
>> > changing all the system settings until his desktop really look the way
>> > likes, but he hates having to waste time figuring out how to have a
>> > of hardware recognized.
>> > Finally, here is my proposition "Kubuntu: be you, be cool"
>> > (well, this may not be exactly a piece of art, and, to be honest, I'm
>> > even a native english speaker, but you get the idea)
>> This KDE user likes it!
>> Dave Thacker
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