Ubuntu with KDE vs Kubuntu

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Apr 24 16:59:19 UTC 2008

Francisco Borges wrote:
> Install Kubuntu;
> and a certain KDE app is installed (say make sure KTorrent is
> installed - default KDE app for bittorrent.)
> install some gnome application (using aptitude), say a bittorrent client;
> I don know about other people, but I would expect that KTorrent would
> remain being the default bittorrent client. But what happens is that
> the Gnome bittorrent client will be silently set to be the default.
> I had this problem several times, and find it irritating.
> Derek just sent an email talking about how a system ends up being
> neither one thing nor the other. Well my point is that I expect the
> setup of having KDE as my main desktop not to be ignored whenever I
> install something from Gnome. But that does not happen in practice.
> It is this sort of thing that makes me think that makes me think about
> Kubuntu as an "unpolished" distribution.
> Oh, well...
> Kind regards,
If you do the reverse (add a KDE app to GNOME desktop) does the same 
thing happen?



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