Breezy Badger - Ubuntu Kubuntu mix

Conrad Newton conrad.newton at
Mon Apr 3 20:49:54 UTC 2006

From Antony Gelberg on Monday, 2006-04-03 at 20:23:50 +0100:
> Bjørn Ingmar Berg wrote:
> >Hi people.
> >
> >
> >On my desktop computer I am running Ubuntu 5.10.  A short while ago
> >I decided I wanted to have a look at Kubuntu as well.  So I installed
> >kubuntu-desktop with all the packages it depends on.  This worked out
> >well.  Or at least as well as I could expect...
> >
> >At login I can chose wether I want to start Gnome or KDE and both work
> >very well.  Even so I'm not completely satisfied.  The problem is that
> >in the menues in Gnome I now have lots of KDE-applications, and in KDE
> >I have lots of Gnome-applications.
> This is really quite a normal thing.  Many users wish to run Gnome or 
> KDE, but use apps from the other.  If a Gnome user wants to run k3b, 
> should it be left off the menu?  It just doesn't make sense (to me) to 
> limit the user in that way.

As I understand it, this is not about "limiting" the user, but about
enabling the user to achieve what they want in a simple way -- ideally
this could be a simple item in the basic configuration.

> >It's understandable that this happened and that the installer thought this
> >was what I wanted.  But now -in hindsight- I wish Gnome had kept itself
> >Gnome-only and KDE had ended up KDE-only.
> Why?

Why not?


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