Dual Boot Ubuntu & Kubuntu
freddymartinez9 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 14 17:30:13 GMT 2007
IIRC, one installed base kde-base and the other installs kubuntu-desktop.
The latter installs more packages.
On 1/14/07, Donald Iddings <iddingdj05 at comcast.net> wrote:
> thanks all for the feedback. In the Synaptic Package Manager what is the
> difference between "KDE Desktop Environment" & "Kubutu-Desktop"
> On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 11:02 -0600, Lokeey wrote:
> > i've done it this way where i've installed ubuntu and not a big fan of
> > gnome, so i would install kde off the pkg mngr, but then you end up
> > with a ton of other stuff, like, games, dev stuff, languages, etc etc,
> > but this way you have an option of choosing which desktop to use,
> > fluxbox, xfce, etc...so i tested out the two different builds and
> > since i'm a kde fan, i ditched ubuntu and switched to kubuntu.
> > you can definitely do the dual boot if you like, but if you're like me
> > and prefer kde over gnome, then just install Kubuntu
> > On 1/14/07, Donn <donn.ingle at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > like it lots, but wanted to try Kubuntu as uses the KDE
> > desktop , can I
> > > install Kubuntu on the same pc & dual boot between Ubuntu &
> > Kubuntu?
> > Far as I know you can install KDE by:
> > sudo aptitude install kubuntu-desktop
> > But you better check the Ubuntu forums for particulars and
> > repos etc.
> > Once you have that done, it's a matter of figuring-out how to
> > boot into KDE or
> > Gnome as you want to. I think you can switch at the login
> > point. If you
> > install other desktops (like XFCE or Fluxbox or E17) you get
> > them as choices
> > too.
> > HTH
> > /d
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