4.2 seems to be missing lots of stuff

Willy Hamra w.hamra1987 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 22:39:03 GMT 2009


2009/2/10 D. R. Evans <doc.evans at gmail.com>:
> Jonas Norlander said the following at 02/09/2009 03:02 PM :
>> 2009/2/9 D. R. Evans <doc.evans at gmail.com>:
>>> I just "updated" my laptop to 4.2 using the procedure outlined at
>>> www.kubuntu.org.
>>>
>>>
>>> It seems to be more or less useless, and missing a ton of stuff that I rely on.
>>>
>>> Just to state the things that I've come across in about the first 30 seconds:
>>>  plasma_applet_notes
>>>  kwifimanager
>>>  showdashboard
>>>  quickaccess
>>>
>>
>> As far as iI know KDE 4.2 has everything that 4.1 has and more. Knotes
>> and the notes plasmoid is there, showdashboard is there and so are
>> quickaccess are you shure you installed all plasmoids? Do a search and
>> see if you miss some.
>
> I just followed the instructions; no more, no less.
>
> The whole thing's a disaster.
>
> I'm reinstalling 8.10 and reminding myself never, ever to use unreleased
> stuff again.
>
> I don't know why I succumbed to the temptation to use PPA. You'd think that
> the fact that I have never, ever failed to regret using unsupported
> packages would have sunk in by now.
>
> I'm sure that other people have had great success. They were lucky. This
> used to happen with monotonous regularity in the Mandrake/Mandriva days,
> until I swore I'd never do it again.
>
>  Doc
>

uhm.. KDE 4.2 IS released! it's final, no?
i've been using since it's beta stage, and qute satisfied by it, much
better thn 4.1 even in beta
-- 
Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
Co. Manager of Zeina Computers and Billy Net.



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