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If you want KDE, just get Kubuntu from the start. "Upgrading" Ubuntu to Kubuntu didn't work for me, and from the posts I see here, it can't be done very well at all. Kubuntu is Ubuntu with KDE, but there are suttle differences in the KDE packages that come in the .iso, so the upgrade packages are a little different.
If you know what you're doing, you CAN get kde onto ubuntu without too much difficulty. But ubuntu provides you with a choice- if you're a kde person, grab kubuntu. If you like gnome, grab ubuntu. And if you're like me and like another window manager such as xfce, apt-get it.
Personally, I run kubuntu and if there's any gnome app i need, such as gaim, I just apt-get it. I would say that Kubuntu > KDE on ubuntu seeing as it's integrated already.
if u want to install kde on ubuntu:
i put my kubuntu cd in the drive and it asked me and added it as a repositories then i just went i synaptic and installed kubuntu desktop it took care of 150 of the 161 packages!
Last edited by Coldfire1162; 08-06-2005 at 04:53 PM.
Yes, but I think you will need KDE installed as well so that themes work etc..., and kdop works. I prefer gnome because when in KDE, gnome based apps have weird small fonts (if anybody knows how t fix this, please speak up)