Kubuntu beta 1 candiadate images need testing

Wesley Schwengle wesley at schwengle.net
Thu Mar 18 10:25:14 GMT 2010

Mackenzie Morgan wrote:

> Without having tried it, I'd guess that KDE4 users would be mostly OK.  It's 
> the people using KDE3 that would have trouble, because the transitional 
> packages to automatically move them from KDE3 versions of programs to KDE4 
> versions may not be there.

Hardy comes with KDE3. I haven't checked if there are backports for KDE4
available in Hardy.

> Of course, there's still the possibility that 8.04 had versions of software 
> that used different formats to hold their data.  Transitioning all their data 
> to current formats sounds nightmarish.  Just upgrading Kontact to the Akonadi-
> using version in Lucid is turning out to be not-100%-smooth.  And you want 
> this to happen for *every* program that stores data?

It has been done with 8.04 to 9.10, I don't see a reason why this cannot
be done for 8.04 to 10.04.

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