Canonical pulls the plug on Kubuntu

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Fri Feb 10 04:06:59 UTC 2012

On 09/02/12 22:55, Bruce Bales wrote:
> On 02/07/2012 06:16 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> Jonathan Riddell wrote:
>> Today I bring the disappointing news that Canonical will no longer be
>> funding my work on Kubuntu after 12.04. Canonical wants to treat
>> Kubuntu in the same way as the other community flavors such as
>> Edubuntu, Lubuntu, and Xubuntu, and support the projects with
>> infrastructure. This is a big challenge to Kubuntu of course and KDE
>> as well.
> Well, try to look at the good side of this. My only reason for abandoning
> Kubuntu 8-04 was that it was going (or was already) out of support. Now
> that
> 10-04 will no longer be supported, I can go back to 8-04 and a usable
> version
> of kmail. Maybe someday I will find another useful setup with support, but
> in the meantime I won't miss Kubuntu post 8-04 and I will still be using
> Linux,
> which I love.
> Sorry for the rest of you.
> bruce
If you love KDE3 so much check out the Trinity project but note it is 
essentially a one-man project. Updated kernel, ubuntu-based and an 
updated kde3 environment

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