Kubuntu 16.10 is out!

Stephen Morris samorris at netspace.net.au
Sun Nov 6 21:05:46 UTC 2016

On 03/11/16 12:04, Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 2:06 PM, Stephen Morris
> <samorris at netspace.net.au> wrote:
>> On 24/10/16 08:10, Stephen Morris wrote:
>>> On 23/10/16 10:39, Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
>>>> Reply inline.
>>>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 6:13 PM, Stephen Morris
>>>> <samorris at netspace.net.au> wrote:
>>>>> On 21/10/16 09:34, Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
>>>>>> Removing the -devel list since this is a support question.
>>>>>> On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 3:12 PM, Stephen Morris
>>>>>> <samorris at netspace.net.au> wrote:
>>>>>>> On 14/10/16 15:29, Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
>>>>>>>> Hi folks, I'm sure most of you have heard by now, but just in case:
>>>>>>>> Kubuntu 16.10 has been released, along with all flavors of Ubuntu.
> ::snip old::
>> Just one question relative to Gnome if you are able to answer it. Having
>> installed the gnome package I now have entries in the Display Manager menu
>> on the login screen of Gnome, Gnome Classic, Gnome Flashback (Compiz) and
>> Gnome Flashback (Metacity) all which seem to boot into Gnome now. Originally
>> Gnome Flashback (Compiz) crashed on first start. If I boot into any of the
>> last 4 Gnome entries, they all have menu entries of Applications and Places
>> in the title bar at the top of the screen, but if I boot with the Gnome
>> entry the title bar at the top of the screen has the entry Activities, why
>> is this (under Fedora 24 the Gnome system has Applications in the title bar
>> at the top of the screen)?
> No clue about Gnome. I've never used it for more than 5 minutes.
>> Having appearing to have Gnome working I have also installed the Plasma
>> package which appears to have installed a working version of Plasma (hence
>> I'm not sure why the upgrade from 16.04 to 16.10 destroyed my system) and
>> that install has only placed one Plasma entry in the DM login screen
>> selections. I'll have to monitor what packages I subsequently install
>> introduces the additional entry.
>> One gripe I have with Plasma in 16.10 is that the icons on the bottom of the
>> KDE Launcher, and the icons on the options displayed when selecting Leave,
>> are all wireframe icons which I don't like. These icons are the main reason
>> I am looking at moving away from KDE under Fedora, as I could not find any
>> way of changing them by changing the system theme or icon theme. Is there no
>> way to get back the nice coloured icons that were there in 16.04?
>> regards,
>> Steve
> That is Breeze. The Oxygen icon set is still available for those who want it.
I've applied the Oxygen icon theme which changes the icon theme when 
selecting 'Leave' to the coloured icons, but it does not change the row 
of icons at the bottom of the launcher (the row that contains 'Leave', 
'Application' etc), is it not possible to change these? I have also 
found that Fedora is exactly the same with the oxygen theme.


> Valorie

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