Depends: kio-sysinfo but it is not going to be installed
E: /var/cache/apt/archives/mint-artwork-kde_1.3.0_all.deb: trying to overwrite `/usr/share/pixmaps/apps/openoffice_about.bmp', which is also in package mint-artwork-gnome
rich_roast wrote: if you wish to keep Gnome then no further action is needed, if you end up preferring kde then I would suggest a fresh install using the DVD. Finally, if you can't decide or want to keep both, then keep the gnome edition you have installed, and install the kde metapackages through synaptic -> search for "kde".
That said, I would strongly advise picking just one. The disadvantages of having two big, bloated desktop environments hanging around are that they tend to conflict for resources, take up +twice as much hd space for the same experience (well, you can't use both at the same time on the same computer, really), and besides which kde is an awfully big download and a real monter of an install. So I'd suggest picking one of them, and then installing whichever system you decide to keep.
mtelesha wrote:I would like to simply disagree. On my family's 7 year old P4 computer we have a differnt desktop for each user. I like LXDE, my 15 year old like Gnome, and my 8 year old likes KDE 4. The "bloat" of HD space for these DE on this 20 gig drive is tiny. When I have LXDE I have a fast computer. My daughter gets the programs she is use to and my son gets to see the shinny KDE 4 goodness. (I love KDE 4 just not on a P4 CPU
metroid_maniac wrote:EDIT: so let me get this straight:
LXDE is like a memory efficient KDE
XFCE is like a memory efficient GNOME
and Fluxbox is pretty much as stripped down as possible.
metroid_maniac wrote:That still doesn't fix my problem. When I try to start a KDE session, the splash screen appears but when it's finished it black-screens on me.
metroid_maniac wrote:And GNOME has no problems with this?
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