[xubuntu-users] X software to rip and burn

Kevin O'Gorman kogorman at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 16:59:59 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 9:25 AM, TOM TOM <thomasthoma at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've got a conglomeration of software on my Ubuntu system.  I hope to
>> strip down and go Xubuntu at 12.04.1.  I need some help with
>> alternatives.
>> I've been using K3B to burn CDs and DVDs, mostly release disks and
>> other software, a few backups.
>> I use Ktorrent.
>> I use Kalarm.
>> I use gparted and Gimp.  Does the 'g' mean Gnome, GNU or what?  What
>> else is there?
>> I use synaptic, and don't know if it's in Xubuntu.
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> Anything can be installed in Xubuntu. That said:

Yes.  That's what I wound up doing to Ubuntu, and don't want to repeat.

> K3b is irreplaceable, so you'd have most of the KDE dependencies anyways,
> thus Ktorrent and Kalarm wouldn't hurt so much.

Almost makes me want to fork K3b.  How much of KDE does it actually
need, I wonder.

Kevin O'Gorman, PhD

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