Want KDE 3.5 look and feel

Michael Hirsch mdhirsch at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 20:27:31 UTC 2009

On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 3:16 AM, Nils Kassube<kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> Mark Halegua wrote:
>> Missing the point.  I liked the way 3.5 worked.  I'm used to the way
>> it worked, and I shouldn't be forced to (like Microsoft keeps doing)
>> to work in a different way just because someone else thinks it
>> better.
>> I was under the impression that Linux, open source, etc. gave people
>> choices, not forced people into doing things "their way."
> Nobody forces you to use KDE4 but if you want to use a new version of
> Kubuntu, it is difficult to stay with KDE3 because Kubuntu is using KDE4
> (since 8.10). I wouldn't expect Kubuntu to return to KDE3. There was a
> project to install KDE3 with Kubuntu 8.10 but I don't know if it works
> with 9.04 also: <http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=963695>

Yes, you can install KDE 3.5 on 9.04 and it works quite well.  See
http://apt.pearsoncomputing.net/ (the server is down right now, but I
think that's the right URL.  Or search the archives of this list--I've
posted the URL before.


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