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Old 12-27-2010, 12:36 PM   #16
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I tried the latest slackware 13.1 and Kubuntu 10.10, they just look alike, both are KDE based.
i am not wrong
 
Old 12-27-2010, 12:49 PM   #17
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I tried the latest slackware 13.1 and Kubuntu 10.10, they just look alike, both are KDE based.
i am not wrong
You are most certainly wrong. Almost laughably so.
 
Old 12-27-2010, 12:58 PM   #18
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@TigerLinux,

they look alike if you're running KDE on both. But be aware that Slackware comes with several other WMs like XFCE, Fluxbox, FVWM2 etc. And Kubuntu is just the flavour of Ubuntu which uses KDE as the default desktop-environment.
After some configuration of KDE, no matter if on Slackware or Kubuntu, they will look completely different.

The point is that the windowmanager/desktopenvironment is only a program or a bunch of programs running on the Linuxmachine, but the Linuxmachines themselves are very different. And when it comes to administration, the user will become aware what this differences are, here Slackware and Kubuntu are very different and that's the fact we tried to explain.

Markus
 
Old 12-27-2010, 04:46 PM   #19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TigerLinux View Post
I tried the latest slackware 13.1 and Kubuntu 10.10, they just look alike, both are KDE based.
i am not wrong
You are very much wrong.

Slackware is Slackware based; Slackware is the oldest living distro,
and happens to install and configure KDE as default in a full install.

Ubuntu is Debian based; Kubuntu happens to have KDE as the only
DE on the installation media.


Both allow you to run KDE; both use a Linux kernel. That's about
as similar as they get. To deduce from that that kubuntu is preferable
to Slackware is like deducing that porridge is preferable to fish curry.



Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 12-27-2010, 04:47 PM   #20
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Hi,

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I tried the latest slackware 13.1 and Kubuntu 10.10, they just look alike, both are KDE based.
i am not wrong
I'm glad that you tried both. What about changing from KDE to XFCE on both distributions? Which was easier? Just because you had both Gnu/Linux utilizing KDE doesn't make each the same. Just the fact that you can run KDE on two different distributions. The default Desktop for KDE will look the same on any Gnu/Linux. But will function as interfaced via that distribution.

I do suggest that you look at gaining some knowledge about the subject before presenting misaligned or errant opinions that will not help anyone. No FUD!
 
Old 12-27-2010, 07:15 PM   #21
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Another newb

...dropping in to say hello everybody! I am looking forward for your help, and guidance in learning the how to on Ubuntu 10.10 the version I am beginning to learn the Linux world from Windows XP.
 
Old 12-27-2010, 08:04 PM   #22
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I tried the latest slackware 13.1 and Kubuntu 10.10, they just look alike, both are KDE based.
i am not wrong
Actually you are.

It's KDE that looks the same.

Compare the contents of the /etc/rc.d directory in Slackware with the /etc/rc.d directory in Kubuntu. Configure a program to start automatically in Kubuntu by editing /etc/rc.d/rc.local in Kate and fill us in on the results.
 
Old 12-27-2010, 08:33 PM   #23
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as long as they are kde, they share many similarities,
just that they install softwares in different ways.
i do not know much,but based on a user of applications only point of view, i do not feel significant difference.
 
Old 12-27-2010, 08:37 PM   #24
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So you wouldn't find the differences in Kubuntu, Slackware, FreeBSD and Gentoo, if they all run KDE?
 
Old 12-27-2010, 08:42 PM   #25
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both slackware and kubuntu i abandoned, i am using opensuse, it is much user friendly to me.
 
Old 12-28-2010, 07:50 AM   #26
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Hi,

I'll give you some links that will help you to work with most Gnu/Linux. Included the Slackware links in case you decide to fall back to Slackware.

Just a few useful links;


SlackwareŽ Essentials
SlackwareŽ Basics
Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
Linux Command Guide
Bash Reference Manual
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Linux Newbie Admin Guide
LinuxSelfHelp
Getting Started with Linux

The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
Old 12-28-2010, 07:54 AM   #27
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This thread has gotten quite off-topic :/.
 
Old 12-28-2010, 06:14 PM   #28
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Hello, my name is John. Today i downloaded linux and instaled it. Im new to it and im happy that i found you Forum!!!
 
Old 12-28-2010, 08:02 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by onebuck View Post
Hi,

I'll give you some links that will help you to work with most Gnu/Linux. Included the Slackware links in case you decide to fall back to Slackware.

Just a few useful links;


SlackwareŽ Essentials
SlackwareŽ Basics
Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
Linux Command Guide
Bash Reference Manual
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Linux Newbie Admin Guide
LinuxSelfHelp
Getting Started with Linux

The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
Very good, thanks.
 
Old 12-28-2010, 08:03 PM   #30
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Hello, my name is John. Today i downloaded linux and instaled it. Im new to it and im happy that i found you Forum!!!
Which distro do you download?
I advise you to try Opensuse 13.0
 
  


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