ubuntu vs kubuntu

Jason Voegele jason at jvoegele.com
Tue Jul 26 13:02:18 UTC 2005

On Thu, July 21, 2005 10:12 pm, george rogers said:
> i prefer Ubuntu over Kubuntu because for 3 resons
> 1 the administration utilities like adding a user in Kubuntu you see all
> these Damon users but and finding human users is like finding a needle
> in a haystack but in ubuntu you see only the human users

Click "Settings > Hide System Users/Groups" and then it shows the same set
of users that the Gnome user manager does.

> 2 faster faster faster

Hrmmm...in some ways, but not in others.  Konqueror loads much faster than
Firefox, for instance.

> 3 Firefox looks so much better in Ubuntu than Kubuntu because Firefox is
> a gtk app. wich means its not built with proprietary technology like
> KDE. is is the qt license OSI certified?

Install the package gtk2-engines-gtk-qt and Firefox (and all other Gtk
apps) will suddenly look just like your KDE apps. :-)

Jason Voegele
"There is an essential core at the center of each man and woman that
remains unaltered no matter how life's externals may be transformed
or recombined. But it's smaller than we think."
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