Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Feb 2012 09:58 UTC, submitted by gogothebee
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu This shouldn't come as a huge surprise. Jonathan Riddell, lead developer of the Kubuntu project and the only person paid by Canonical to work on the KDE variant of the popular distribution, has announced that after the 12.04 release, Canonical will no longer be funding him, effectively putting Kubuntu on the same level as other Ubuntu variants like Xubuntu.
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RE: No surprise
by neruson on Tue 7th Feb 2012 18:52 UTC in reply to "No surprise"
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Although I'm primarily an Xfce guy (who's slowly coming back to Gnome since Cinnamon became available in the AUR on Arch) I have to say a full install of KDE has always been slow and buggy and felt bloated for me no matter what machine I was running it on so in that sense I agree with you (although I haven't tried 4.8), but a minimal install of KDE has always worked wonderfully and has never given me any problems. I just don't stick with KDE because usually I prefer GTK apps with a couple exceptions ie. K3b...

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