Dual Boot Ubuntu & Kubuntu

Freddy Martinez 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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