Installing and newbies

Michael Leone turgon at
Fri May 9 01:29:59 BST 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:
> That's fine, but they're not KDE apps.  That's like complaining that Windows
> didn't come with Netscape installed (oh, wait, there was a whole federal
> anti-monopoly case about that...).  It's not a KDE distro's place to decide
> what non-KDE apps you want - and no matter what that court found, there
> isn't any good reason why Microsoft should install any other vendor's
> browser in Windows. 

Well, technically, that wasn't the court's decision, nor the real reason 
for the case, but I happen to agree with you.

> If you don't want KDE, there's a whole Gnome Ubuntu
> version available.

Personally, I think Gnome as an environment sucks. The apps are pretty 
good, usually, but the whole is just distasteful to me.

The beauty of Linux - choice ...

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