Dual Boot Ubuntu & Kubuntu

Donald Iddings iddingdj05 at comcast.net
Tue Jan 16 01:03:30 GMT 2007

thanks all works great, downloaded & installed "kubutu-desktop", logon
screen click options & can choose either gnome or kde session & logon,
I'll probably sort out which one I prefer eventually? the rest I'll
figure out as I go along

On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 16:56 +0000, Tez wrote:
> Donald Iddings wrote:
> > former Mandriva user & more used to the KDE desktop, new Ubuntu user &
> > 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?
> >
> > It's a good strong pc bout 2 years old built it myself, plenty of
> > storage space left, 1G of ram, 2.8Ghz cpu so from hrdw perspective can
> > more than handle it. 
> >
> >
> >   
> Ubuntu and Kubuntu are the same except for the desktop environment they 
> use, so you can have both installed at the same time. No need to dual boot
> The easiest (and recommended) way is to open up Synaptic and install 
> "kubuntu-desktop". That will install everything you would get in a fresh 
> Kubuntu install. Once that's done, you'll be able to choose between a 
> KDE session or a Gnome session at the login screen, either KDM or GDM 
> (You'll be able to choose which you want to use)
> That's all you need for a full Kubuntu install, enjoy :)
> Tez

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