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Old 09-05-2005, 08:20 AM   #1
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ubuntu, kbuntu...


Hi!

Why is so many Ubuntu distributions? Why is there Kubuntu? Dor me will be better that user has a choice which Desktop prefer to install. How is in new version (Badger)?

Thanks a lot.
 
Old 09-05-2005, 08:51 AM   #2
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Ubuntu comes with the Gnome desktop manager
Kubuntu comes with the KDE desktop manager

sorry but i don't understand the rest of what you said
 
Old 09-05-2005, 09:14 AM   #3
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Ubuntu comes with the Gnome desktop manager
Kubuntu comes with the KDE desktop manager

sorry but i don't understand the rest of what you said
IMO will be better that user has a choice to install KDE or Gnome...
 
Old 09-05-2005, 09:28 AM   #4
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you do get the choice

kubuntu or ubuntu

the choice is before installation not during

you can however put kde onto ubuntu
and gnome onto kubuntu after install.

its just the way the distros are packaged.

sometimes you get KDE as the default to install sometimes its gnome. sometimes you aren't given an option and sometimes your not even given a window manager...
 
Old 09-05-2005, 10:59 AM   #5
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As pats said, you do get a choice. If you don't like making the choice before you install the OS, then don't use Ubuntu/Kubuntu. Or you can install the other desktop through Synaptic.

Or, just use another distro--like Debian or Blag.
 
Old 09-05-2005, 11:14 AM   #6
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you do get the choice

kubuntu or ubuntu

the choice is before installation not during

you can however put kde onto ubuntu
and gnome onto kubuntu after install.

its just the way the distros are packaged.

sometimes you get KDE as the default to install sometimes its gnome. sometimes you aren't given an option and sometimes your not even given a window manager...
I did. I have Debian and SuSE.
What is different between ubuntu-kubuntu. Just a Desktop or something more? I heard that if you install KDE on Ubuntu later that you have a lot of problems...
 
Old 09-05-2005, 11:32 AM   #7
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Originally posted by lumiwa
What is different between ubuntu-kubuntu. Just a Desktop or something more?
It's just a desktop and a few other packages.

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I heard that if you install KDE on Ubuntu later that you have a lot of problems...
You heard wrong. I installed KDE on Ubuntu, and it was fine. In fact, according to Kubuntu's website:

Kubuntu is the first Ubuntu derived distribution. Our Kubuntu CDs are made up of Ubuntu's base plus KDE. You can get exactly the same effect by installing Ubuntu and adding the KDE packages (and removing the Gnome packages) from the Ubuntu archives.
 
Old 09-06-2005, 08:11 PM   #8
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badger isnt out yet its still in beta and to upgrade from ubuntu to badger is not working for me i tried it 3 times and it didnt work. oh and most ppl know it as breezy like hoary headgehog is know as hoary and warty the same way.

Last edited by boxerboy; 09-06-2005 at 08:12 PM.
 
Old 09-08-2005, 07:42 AM   #9
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Either way, if you install ubuntu, all you have to do is go install kde. No biggie. Kubuntu just makes it easier.
 
  


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