4.2 seems to be missing lots of stuff

Brendan mailinglist at endosquid.com
Tue Feb 10 13:45:06 GMT 2009


On Monday 09 February 2009, D. R. Evans wrote:
> 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.

Perhaps for you, but that doesn't  mean anything beyond yourself. PPA is 
working well for me. KDE 4.2/amarok and digikam all on 8.10. Works a charm and 
is stable as all heck.



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