robinmenneer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 09:50:41 GMT 2007
On 2/7/07, Scrase, Eddie <escrase.uk at wentworthlabs.com> wrote:
> > I'm the more confused. You both seem to say that I can use KDE
> > on Gnome (ubuntu) if I go to a lot of trouble (and knowledge that I
> > to make it work. Or am I just not understanding the issues. What I
> > 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
> > Someone in this conversation recommended digikam but when I looked at it
> > was for KDE.
> It's pretty much your ideal situation. You can run KDE applications on
> Gnome without any trouble - It's simply a matter of adding the applications
> using Add/Remove (just like any other piece of software). For example, I'm
> running Ubuntu (Gnome) but as I can't live without the KDE music player
> amaroK (at least until Exaile! is more mature), I have installed amaroK
> using Add/Remote and it runs fine.
> However, (and didn't you just knew that there was a but coming next!)
> there are two things to bare in mind when running KDE applications on Gnome:
> 1. The look and feel of the application won't be the same as a native
> Gnome applications. This normally shouldn't be a problem, and the
> applications themselves are perfectly usable.
> 2. Because they have to load the KDE libraries, they will generally more
> memory hungry that the Gnome equivalents.
> I hope this is of some help/reassurance to you (because I'm aware that I'm
> just restating what has previously been posted).
> Super. Thank you for taking the trouble to be so plain. Now, where,
> please, can I find a substitute for iphoto, please - I don't want to be
> shackled to mac any longer than I have to.
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