Ubuntu vs. Kubuntu ... just one!

Brie Gordon brie.gordon at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 16:07:16 BST 2008


On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 11:01 AM, Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at chrononomicon.com>
wrote:

>
>
> Rick wrote:
> > Since several of my requests for information about applications to do
> > certain things either went unnoticed or there simply was no one who knew
> > the answers, I began to explore in Kubuntu. I used the following advice:
> >
> >
> > You could do $ sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop to cleanly
> > install KDE and $ sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop to cleanly
> > remove GNOME
> >
> >
> > Well, I did find some suitable KDE applications and gained a little
> > insight into Kubuntu, BUT
> <snip>
>
> You can run KDE applications in Ubuntu. Kubuntu is basically a distro
> that runs the KDE visual environment instead of GNOME (default with
> Ubuntu).
>
> With the libraries installed you can run Ubuntu or Kubuntu applications.
>
> You should be able to "switch" by choosing a different window manager at
> login time (a different session); I haven't tried this so someone else
> on the list will have to elaborate...
>
> I don't know what you were asking about "similar" applications for
> Linux, but there are replacement/equivalent lists on the Internet.
> Google for something like "list linux replace windows applications"
> should give you results.
>
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This one is extensive:

http://linuxappfinder.com/alternatives


Regards,

Brie Gordon

http://granite.sru.edu/~bag6849/index.html
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