upgrade 8.04 -> 9.04+kde3: how?

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Sun Jun 14 16:24:33 UTC 2009

Joel Oliver wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:
>>  Dexter Filmore wrote:
>> > Am Donnerstag, 11. Juni 2009 22:10:04 schrieb Muzer:
>> >> Dexter Filmore wrote:
>> >>> I need to upgrade a Kubuntu 8.04 machine to 9.04 but with kde3.
>> >>> How can I do that?
>> >> With difficulty
>> >>
>> > Now *really*!
>> > Maybe it's time to move to a distro again with a lesser moron part in
>> > the community.
>>  Maybe.  It's a perfectly valid answer though.  It can be done, but it
>>  certainly won't be simple.
> I don't think the sarcasm was needed.  It was a straight-forward
> question.... He didn't go off on a kde4 bashing rant.

There's no sarcasm anywhere there.  It was "facetious", even "frivolous", 
but _still_ a valid point.  It isn't simple to install KDE3 on a 9.04 
> Well anyway... If you NEED a new system and Kde3 I would recommend
> dumping Kubuntu for straight Debian.

See, even you are suggesting that it's too difficult to actually run a 
current Ubuntu with KDE3.  Not to mention agreeing with the conclusion 
Dexter reached after Muzer's response.

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