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Old 10-04-2006, 06:38 AM   #1
davemeadowcroft
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LAMP server and KDE - nix Noob


I'm happily running Ubuntu Server on a desktop box. I'm ready to make the total changeover from Windoze and want linux on my laptop too but I want to run KDE instead of just the text mode. I need all the LAMP stuff as well.

Would it be easier to install Ubuntu Server then add x-windows and kubuntu-desktop or install Kubuntu ad add/configure LAMP myself?
 
Old 10-04-2006, 10:43 AM   #2
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Just do whichever you think is easiest for you. Either way, the outcome is going to be the same.
 
Old 10-04-2006, 12:35 PM   #3
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Personally I prefer to install the lamp stack myself because it gives me more control over what is installed and how.
 
Old 10-04-2006, 08:43 PM   #4
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Thanks for your suggestion. I played around a little trying to get all the bits to talk to each other in Kubuntu. It was almost successful but had a few hiccups. Tried it the other way round, Ubuntu LAMP server first, then sudo apt-get install kubuntudesktop. Left it to do it's thing while I had a beer and that was it! How easy?!
 
  


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