Beta 8.10 released

Art Alexion art.alexion at
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.


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

On Oct 8, 2008, at 3:11 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube at> 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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