Does Kubuntu really need to be it's own distro?

Senectus . senectus at
Thu Jun 16 04:24:56 UTC 2005

On 6/16/05, ltmon <ulist at> wrote:
> It really is the one distro - at least, it has exactly the same
> repositories as Ubuntu.  So it's a matter of semantics whether you call
> it Kubuntu or "Ubuntu with a customized KDE installed instead of
> Gnome".
> Despite this, I'm not really seeing any real division in the
> communities, just all the kde specific questions are being diverted to
> the Kubuntu forum, #kubuntu IRC and kubuntu mailing lists.

As far as I've seen the kubuntu-users mail list is pretty dead.. very
little traffic over it at all.
Many Kubuntu issue's are not "KDE specific" and could just as easily
be dealt with under the main mail list, certainly from a "knowledge
base" perspective it would be better that way.

Ubuntu Hoary 5.04 
Our OS who art in CPU, LINUX be thy name. Thy programs run, thy
syscalls done, In kernel as it is in user!

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