Lubuntu 14.10 and after

c. marlow chris at
Fri May 30 16:01:30 UTC 2014

On 05/30/2014 06:52 AM, N. W. wrote:
> Hello,
>> Julien Lavergne wrote:
>> [...] - After the LXQt migration, we have to change most of our
>> applications to have Qt ones. It needs time to discuss, compare, test
>> and integrate them. We have to change 80 to 90 % of our seed … [...]
> may I ask why that is?
> Why do you have to replace GTK+ applications with Qt applications when
> going from LXDE to LXQt?
> Why would it be bad to use GTK+ applications on LXQt?
> I mean, with what application do you want to replace Sylpheed (or Claws
> Mail) for example?
> With KMail? Or with Trojitá? Not sure if those can replace Sylpheed (or
> Claws Mail)?
> Just an example.
> Regards

So we wont have a choice after 14.04 which I just upgraded to, we will 
all be forced to QT based apps?

qt is what, KDE base apps right? all of KDE uses QT right?

I dont understand why they're forcing us to move over? Whats so ground 
breaking about LXQT than what were using now LXDE?


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