Breezy Badger - Ubuntu Kubuntu mix
antony at wayforth.co.uk
Mon Apr 3 22:25:22 UTC 2006
Conrad Newton wrote:
> From Antony Gelberg on Monday, 2006-04-03 at 20:23:50 +0100:
>>Bjørn Ingmar Berg wrote:
>>>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 about both.
>>>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 not?
I already explained why I don't see the point.
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