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Ric Moore wayward4now at
Mon Nov 1 16:18:06 GMT 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 11:37 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Goh Lip wrote:
> > On Monday 01,November,2010 05:39 PM, Harry and Sandy wrote:
> > > I tried the command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
> > > and 0 packages were uploaded or installed. It was worth a try.
> > 
> > If and this is an "if", it is due to kubuntu-desktop installation
> > errors, then you should try
> > "sudo apt-get install --reinstall kubuntu-desktop"
> Well, I think my idea of a missing / faulty kubuntu-desktop package 
> wasn't too bright. After all my previous suggestion to install ubuntu-
> desktop wasn't successful either and therefore the problem must be 
> somewhere else.
> Maybe it has to do with the hardware - what are the specs of the 
> machine? How much memory and what graphics card are in it?

There's a slew of problems with the new Unity desktop for Ubuntu being
reported on the Ubuntu List. The fix reported is to just install Gnome.
I don't know if this impacts the KDE laptop version. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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