Breezy Badger - Ubuntu Kubuntu mix
conrad.newton at broadpark.no
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.
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