Plasma anyone?

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 17:54:07 UTC 2015


On 02/04/2015 16:23, bmarsh at bmarsh.com wrote:
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>> On Apr 1, 2015, at 11:49 PM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> On 02/04/2015 03:13, Bruce Marshall wrote:
>>> Well, I guess plasma is not for me...  at least not at the moment in a
>>> beta state.  But I think there will still be bugs when it goes live in
>>> 15.04.
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>>> I have switched to XFCE4 which I used to use and really liked.  It does
>>> everything I want to do and has been around long enough that the bugs
>>> have been worked out.
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>>> The reason I gave up on XFCE at one point was that Kmail wouldn't run on
>>> it...   but then Kmail began to have pains and I gave up on Kmail and
>>> switched to T-bird.  That's what linux is all about:  choice!
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>>> So for the moment things are nice with 15.04 as I re-learn my way around
>>> XFCE.  But it looks like it will work out just fine.
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>>> Thanks for all the help on Plasma 5  and I may return to it someday in
>>> the future.
>> Not quite understanding: did you leave the well working KDE4 to
>> experiment with KDE5 and then reverted to XFCE4??
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> I've been using the version of KDE that comes with each kubuntu release...  And I do a fresh install every new release.   And I haven't really paid attention to the KDE version I was using as long as it worked.
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> So 15.04 has switched to Plasma 5 (is that KDE 5?). And it is not working so swell.
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That is what I don't quite get. 15.04 is not even released. You can stay
with 14.10 and still upgrade kernel and most other stuff via ppa

So if your upgrade to every new version is not about KDE and other
software, what is it then about?




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