new to Ubuntu - KDE and 16.04 TLS ?

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 13:53:37 UTC 2016


On 19 July 2016 at 20:47, Lentes, Bernd
<bernd.lentes at helmholtz-muenchen.de> wrote:
> Is there a way to have KDE running on ubuntu or should i use kubuntu ?


Use Kubuntu.

Yes, you can install KDE on normal Ubuntu, but then you have 2 desktop
environments installed -- much more complex, a waste of space, a
larger attack area for vulnerabilities, much more software to be
updated every single system update, etc.

In general, unless you want 2 desktops at once, don't do it. Install
Kubuntu which is Ubuntu with KDE _instead of_ Unity.


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