[ubuntu-uk] IT Idiots cover introducing Linux.
robinmenneer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 21:31:29 GMT 2007
On 2/6/07, Caroline Ford <caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Alan Pope wrote:
> >> Yes. I run GNOME here, see what happens when I try to install digikam
> >> KDE app):-
> >> alan at wopr:~$ sudo apt-get install digikam
> >> Password:
> >> Reading package lists... Done
> >> Building dependency tree
> >> Reading state information... Done
> >> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer
> >> required:
> >> bochsbios comerr-dev libqt4-qt3support libkrb5-dev libsqlite0-dev
> >> libssl-dev
> >> vgabios libqt4-sql libpq-dev libkadm55
> >> Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
> >> The following extra packages will be installed:
> >> kdelibs-data kdelibs4c2a libarts1c2a libavahi-qt3-1 libexiv2-0.12
> >> libkipi0
> >> Suggested packages:
> >> digikam-doc fam
> >> Recommended packages:
> >> digikamimageplugins kipi-plugins kdeprint konqueror perl-suid
> >> libarts1-akode
> >> exiv2
> >> The following NEW packages will be installed:
> >> digikam kdelibs-data kdelibs4c2a libarts1c2a libavahi-qt3-1
> >> libexiv2-0.12
> >> libkipi0
> >> 0 upgraded, 7 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
> >> Need to get 23.3MB of archives.
> >> After unpacking 77.5MB of additional disk space will be used.
> >> Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
> >> Note that digikam requires various extra kde packages "kdelibs-data",
> >> "kdelibs4c2a" and so on. Of course if you did the same - installed
> >> something like gnome-baker on KDE you'd see the same effect in reverse
> >> it would want the gnome libs.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Al.
> Of course you only ever need to do this once. I run my desktop like this
> so I can run amarok, krita and digikam in a gnome environment. Why -
> because I prefer them to the gnome equivalents but still prefer the feel
> of gnome to the feel of kde. Thankfully with free software I have this
> choice and can make my set up as I like it :)
> However I wouldn't dream of doing this on an old machine - but then I
> wouldn't run gnome either - I'd use Xubuntu as it's more lightweight.
> The machine I'm typing on now is so old (p166 laptop) I wouldn't really
> put anything other than fluxbox on it ;)
> Caroline (secretlondon)
> I'm the more confused. You both seem to say that I can use KDE software
> on Gnome (ubuntu) if I go to a lot of trouble (and knowledge that I lack)
> to make it work. Or am I just not understanding the issues. What I want,
> in the ideal situation, is a list of software, as in ADD/REMOVE with a
> summary of its functions, that I can double-click to load and run properly.
> Someone in this conversation recommended digikam but when I looked at it it
> was for KDE.
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