kde-4 issue on 8.04 LTS?

tom bell cbell44 at cfl.rr.com
Sun Jan 11 04:18:22 UTC 2009

On 01/10/2009 kubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com inscribed:
> Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 15:17:03 -0500
> From: Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net>
> Subject: kde-4 issue on 8.04 LTS?
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <200901101517.04031.gene.heskett at verizon.net>
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> Greetings all;
> I have a sacrificial old box I call goat cuz its being sacrificed on the alter 
> of knowledge.
> Fresh install of ubuntu-8.04 LTS and then updated, I found the meta file for 
> kde-4 and installed 250+ packages of kde with it.  Twice now, once with the 
> default installer and once with synaptic, they don't seem to be aware of each 
> others databases.  That brings up the requestor (both times) that confirms my 
> choice of kdm-kde4 as the window manager.
> On reboot, the kubuntu splash comes up, but at login it looks as if it is 
> using the gnome login.  Once the user and pw have been entered, the kubunutu 
> splash comes back until it actually does the startx, at which time it is back 
> to gnome for the desktop, but with a large number of kde apps present in the 
> menu's.
> What does it take to make it kde4 all the way?
> -- Cheers, Gene "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Save the bales! 

On the login screen there is an option at the bottom that when clicked
on will allow you to login into KDE4, ...or not at you wish.

Tom Bell
“We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when
we created them.”
-- Albert Einstein, Physicist (1879-1955)

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