my 2 bits worth
auspex at pointerstop.ca
Tue Apr 19 07:16:37 CDT 2005
On Monday 18 April 2005 22:15, dj faké wrote:
> > getting kde 3.4 is as easy as sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop.
> this is a very important point in the kubuntu vs. ubuntu picture. having
> followed this thread, it seems that many are taking sides with gnome vs.
Well, despite the opinions of my Mac-loving friend, KDE and Gnome are _very_
different. It's a subject people are always likely to take sides on - unless
one of the desktops goes belly up.
> But isn't this about promoting Ubuntu, and really about Debian vs
> "the other linux distros"?
Somewhat. I have some concerns about the deviation from Debian - if kubuntu
doesn't succeed, am I going to be left with a system I can only restore to
Debian with great difficulty (or, do the unthinkable and move to Gnome!). So
I both want to promote Debian over other Linuxes, and kubuntu over ubuntu.
That said, I can't see kubuntu _ever_ being truly separate from Ubuntu, it's
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