Kubuntu, Ubuntu, Yourbuntu, Mybuntu??? am I cheating on the cheese?

Christoph Wiesen chris at deadhand.com
Sun Sep 11 18:40:42 UTC 2005

Am Sonntag 11 September 2005 20:06 schrieb Mathewson:
> Recently I ad a problem with Kubuntu on some laptops...
> so I "twiddled around" with Ubuntu so that the GUI looked
> so like the Kubuntu KDE that I fooled all my end-users ...
> UM . . .
> OK, all the purist out there are going to say awful things
> (especially KDE true belivers)
> however, my end-users got more for their install (Ubuntu
> seems to contain more apps on the CD than Kubuntu) and they
> got the (Yuck) Windows-like functionality they wanted.
> No doubt, with a bit of twiddling one could also make
> Kubuntu look Gnomic (Ubuntu) . . .
> at which point the inevitable question arises:
> why 2 distros ???

Because there are features and behaviour differences between KDE and GNOME 
that go beyond mere looks. Sure you could make KDE look almost exactly like 
Windows XP at first glance but it still wouldn't really be the same (whether 
that good or not is up to you though ;)).


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