Kubuntu vs. Ubuntu

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sun Sep 16 14:06:52 UTC 2007

msmarti58 wrote:

>>If you installed the same version of each one (eg. Ubuntu Feisty vs.
>> Kubuntu Feisty) then you should have had the same results with both.  Any
>> difference you experienced is most likely due to something you did
>> differently yourself, without being aware of it.
> Now, you might have something there, I'm not sure which versions I put on
> of each one. I can't look right now, I am in Vista. But still, if it was
> so simple in GNOME to locate and mount my other hard drives, then I think
> KDE should have found them too. 

KDE & Gnome _don't_ generally find your fixed drives (USB connected drives
are another matter).  The fixed drives are listed in /etc/fstab and I
guarantee the same version of Ubuntu & Kubuntu will find the same ones. 
afaik, the installer is identical (it makes no sense to use different ones)
so the /etc/fstab should be identical.  That said, if you have a valid
Gnome desktop and would prefer KDE, do: 

# sudo aptitude install kde-desktop 

If you like the results, 

# sudo aptitude purge gnome-desktop

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