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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