Linspire and KDE
"aec$news" at candt.waitrose.com
Fri Feb 9 16:40:09 UTC 2007
James Heaver wrote:
> I've read the news about the linspire/ubuntu collaboration and,
> personally am all for it. CNR, at the very least, looks like a
> fantastic way to discover programs and functionality even if you then go
> and install the packages using aptitude. And obviously more distros
> based on ubuntu means more developer time feeding into ubuntu.
> What I'm wondering though, is whether this will have any greater effect
> on kubuntu since linspire is KDE based. Will this collaboration open up
> any greater functionality that can be ported from linspire to kubuntu?
> Can we expect to see any aspects of linspire to feed into kubuntu
> specifically? (Also what aspects of linspire are there, I've only ever
> really used ubuntu)
I have only ever really used kubuntu, and the kde environment is
fairly full and comfortable anyway.
I doubt if the linspire connection will show any change to this
environment, just to some available facilities, and many unseen
implications - like many more novices jumping in to linux happily, and
maybe walmart etc selling linspire PCs.
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