Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th Jan 2008 20:47 UTC
KDE KDE's Aaron Seigo (who owes me a Martini) wrote about a few often-heard misconceptions and questions regarding KDE 4.0, which is supposed to be released January 11th. "Now that 4.0.0 is tagged and out and that bit of worry and concern is behind me for the moment, I wanted to take a moment to talk really bluntly about 4.0. In particular, I'm going to address some of the common memes in fairly random order that I see about kde 3.5 and 4.0. I'm going to speak bluntly (though not rudely) so prepare yourself."
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RE[2]: re: kde 4 in distributions
by grat on Sat 5th Jan 2008 06:27 UTC in reply to "RE: re: kde 4 in distributions"
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And how is downloading KDE from within Ubuntu any different than using Kubuntu directly? The packages are the same. There's no difference.

For the Feisty release, my experience was that a system installed from the Kubuntu LiveCD was fairly unstable, whereas a system installed from the Ubuntu LiveCD, and with the kubuntu-desktop package added, was rock solid.

I had no explanation then, nor do I offer one now, but my personal experience (and someone else who agreed with me, I think on this forum) was that Kubuntu != (Ubuntu + KDE).

Just a side observation. ;)

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KAMiKAZOW Member since:

I can't explain your observations. I don't think that you are hallucinating so there must be something right about your observations, but for me it worked OK.
It could be that you hit a bug in the installer. AFAIK there's also a text-based installer on the CD.

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melkor Member since:

Amen, that is my experience.


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