KDE vs Kubuntu

Stroller Linux.Luser at myrealbox.com
Sat May 14 16:02:20 UTC 2005

On May 14, 2005, at 10:24 am, Brian Astill wrote:

> On Sat, 14 May 2005 12:09 pm, Stroller wrote:
>> But I read:
>>     Kubuntu is the first Ubuntu derived distribution. Our Kubuntu CDs
>>     are made up of Ubuntu's base plus KDE. You can get exactly the 
>> same
>>     effect by installing Ubuntu and adding the KDE packages from the
>>     Ubuntu archives. <http://www.kubuntu.org/faq.php>
> Sorry, but you and I know this is nonsense.  The KDE in Kubuntu is very
> limited cpw a complete KDE install.  Furthermore Kubuntu contains few 
> Gnome
> apps, whereas ubuntu contains many - after all, that is its default.
> That faq needs amending or clarifying or perhaps both.

I don't actually. I noticed a none of the KDE games were available, but 
I don't normally use Linux on the desktop, so I wasn't aware that there 
was a difference between an Ubuntu install + KDE and Kubuntu. Further, 
my understanding is that Ubuntu will contain NO Gnome apps if you 
choose the "server" option during the install.

Further reading after I posted reveals this page on KDE in Ubuntu 
<http://www.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/InstallingKDE>, which seems to 
(poorly) address the original poster's question.


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