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KDE or Kubuntu Desktop ?

Postby Christof999 on Fri Jul 06, 2007 5:58 pm

Hi there,

In Cassandra, I am trying to install KDE. However there is a package called KDE and one called Kubuntu. Which one is the better one to use ?

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Postby OU812 on Sat Jul 07, 2007 1:39 am

You could also install bianca kde and do a dist-upgrade. You might miss out on a few things, but otherwise it should be fine. I can't remember where I found it, but there is a how-to in the forums regarding this issue - perhaps even a sticky. Or, you could just wait until the cassandra edition comes out. In fact, that's what I am doing. In the interim, I am using cassandra gnome and am pleasantly surprised at how much I like it (especially since I have had problems with the kde sound system and lots of app crashes). Good luck.

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Re: KDE or Kubuntu Desktop ?

Postby merlwiz79 on Sat Jul 07, 2007 2:58 am

Christof999 wrote:Hi there,

In Cassandra, I am trying to install KDE. However there is a package called KDE and one called Kubuntu. Which one is the better one to use ?

Thanks
C.

Anything called Kubuntu is just a list of packages or default settings for Kubuntu.
This means you would end up with all the default settings and apps that Kubuntu has.
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Postby syphillaids on Sat Jul 07, 2007 5:09 pm

Yep you would be installing the whole of kubuntu, the kde version of ubuntu
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Postby andy on Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:37 pm

I'm right now coming from PCLinuxOS and I want to use KDE. What can I install? I don't want Kubuntu-desktop.
Sorry for my English.
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Postby nick on Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:04 pm

Hi
I always use apt-get install kde about 180Mb.
used it on Bianca and Cassandra.

You could always wait for the new KDE edition

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Postby andy on Mon Jul 09, 2007 3:31 pm

When will be released new KDE edition?
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Postby nick on Mon Jul 09, 2007 3:46 pm

Read this:
http://linuxmint.com/forum/viewtopic.ph ... 52754336d9

But, I have never had a problem installing KDE on Mint

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Postby andy on Mon Jul 09, 2007 4:02 pm

Thank you for the link and your help.
I am already downloading kde and I see that is 3.5.6 version. May I upgrade to 3.5.7?
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Postby stafio on Mon Jul 09, 2007 4:23 pm

My personal preference is to install the kdebase package. This will give you the minimum you need to use KDE. You can add any other packages you desire on top of that after.
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