Fwd: Re: Fwd: Kubuntu 10.04 will be LTS but it is ready for that

Alvin info at alvin.be
Tue Mar 2 08:58:43 UTC 2010

On Thursday 25 February 2010 22:54:49 Clay Weber wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	Re: Fwd: Kubuntu 10.04 will be LTS but it is ready for that
> Date: 	Thu, 25 Feb 2010 16:41:46 -0500
> From: 	Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: 	Kubuntu Developer Discussion <kubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
> To: 	kubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> On Thursday 25 February 2010 9:49:25 am Clay Weber wrote:
> >  And will it be possible to go 8.04 to 10.04? A question since I support
> >  some 10+ desktops still on 8.04, then I have a few on 9.10 who will NOT
> >  want to find they lost all their Contacts, lists etc.
> Gotta say, I expected more breakage than I got on the 4.3->4.4 upgrade for
> the KDEPIM transition to Akonadi.  My contacts were no longer visible in
> KAddressBook *BUT* they were not actually lost.  The .vcs was still there,
> and I just had to add it to the Akonadi sources (in System Settings), so
> it's something that I think should be relatively easy to correct.

Dotan Cohen filed a request about not including the new address book because 
it is not feature complete. (Some fields, like birthdays, are lost in the 

Also, I'm using a Kolab server, and the kolabwizard does not work with the new 
address book. You have to find out how to add your address books yourself. 
Documentation about that is nowhere to be found yet. This is my major 
complaint about a lot of software in Ubuntu nowadays. There is a fast 
development (no complaints there), but documentation is lacking and the 
software is released while still having beta quality.

Also, I hope that the upgrade process will be reviewed for Lucid. Look at all 
the reports about Akonadi not starting, or starting with errors.

BTW, Akonadi Sources in System Settings? How did you put it back there?

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