8.10 upgrade and KDE

stan stanb at panix.com
Sun Nov 2 16:02:00 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 03:52:29PM +0100, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-11-02 at 09:36 -0500, stan wrote:
> > Yesterday, I upgraded this machine from 8.04 to 8.10.
> I don't use KDE, but it is my understanding that Kubuntu 8.10 uses KDE4
> by default:
> http://www.kubuntu.org/news/8.10-release
> This is probably the reason why your desktop/panel is different.
> There seem to be ways to install KDE 3.5 on Ubuntu 8.10, I found this:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=963695
Hmm, I am not certain I want to go back to the older version of KDE, I am
suspect that I will grow accustomed to the "new way" at some point in time, I
can see that it might have advantages. What I am trying to accomplish is
retain the same functionality that I had, and maybe minimize the "future
shock" for a while.
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