Kubuntu vs. Ubuntu

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Nov 13 20:58:51 GMT 2008


Francisco Borges wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 8:15 PM, Derek Broughton
> <news at pointerstop.ca>wrote:
> 
>> Steven Vollom wrote:
>>
>> > What I heard was that Kubuntu had more configuration problems.
>>
>> I believe you heard wrong :-)
>>
> 
> I beg to differ.
> 
> At some point, the brightness keys of my laptop stopped working on
> KDE, but they still worked on Gnome.

All _my_ extra keys work fine.

> I used to use bluetooth to transfer files. Guess what? Kubuntu 8.10
> dropped bluetooth support (as KDE4 still doesn't support it).

Funny?  I was offered two different methods for Bluetooth.  I can't 
guarantee either work, as I don't have any BT devices, but the _support_ 
is certainly offered in Kubuntu 8.10 and KDE 4.

> These are just two examples, but as a whole, there is way more testing
> and validation of the Ubuntu desktop environment than Kubuntu's KDE.

Sorry, I'm just not buying it.  
-- 
derek




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