Beta 8.10 released

Art Alexion art.alexion at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 12:39:49 BST 2008


That would be Debian unstable (as opposed to testing).  And don't let  
the 'unstable' fool you.

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Art Alexion
Sent unsigned from an iPod. That's the reason for the top posting as  
well.

On Oct 8, 2008, at 3:11 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:

> Emanoil Kotsev wrote:
>> What I'm interested in is how long kde 3.5 will be supported. 18  
>> months
>> from when?
>
> Unless something has changed from 1/2 year ago, it is 18 Months from
> release of 8.04 (= April '08) for the KDE 3.5.9 part which makes it 1
> year from now.
>
>> How do I find out if my system is LST or not. I think I
>> downloaded LST because of the long term support but don't remember
>> right.
>
> That was which version? I haven't seen an official page mentioning  
> long
> term support for Kubuntu 8.04. Ubuntu 8.04 is LTS but not Kubuntu  
> 8.04.
> Both share a lot of packages but not the desktop which is KDE for  
> Kubuntu
> and Gnome for Ubuntu. Therefore even _some_ parts of Kubuntu 8.04  
> will be
> supported longer just not the KDE parts.
>
>> If lets say in 15months kde 4 is still not usable what do we do
>> then?
>
> Make that 12 month, but anyway you can select another desktop with LTS
> support, i.e. Gnome or Xfce. Or if you really depend on KDE3 you would
> have to use another distribution with longer support for KDE3 (I don't
> know if that exists).
>
>
> Nils
>
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