Justin Mason wrote:
> FRLinux writes:
>>> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 12:23 AM, Diarmuid Bourke
>> <diarmuidbourke at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> aye, The main developer for kubuntu does a good job given his resources, if
>>> Canonical threw a bit of help his way, it could be awesome.
>>>>> Hence my comment, Canonical is considering this as second zone product.
>>>> for what it's worth, I use a mix of Ubuntu and Kubuntu gutsy; my desktop
> is running Ubuntu, but the first thing I do is kill metacity and start up
> kwin and kicker.
>> I'm a bit wary of hardy, since I hear it uses KDE4, which has apparently
> abandoned the kicker? (I'm not sure about this -- I tried a beta a few
> months back, but it was too buggy to use for "real world" stuff, so I
> never got that far in my testing.)
>Nope, there are two versions. The KDE3.5 release with LTS and the KDE4
release without LTS AFAIK. I wouldn't rush into KDE4 too fast until
about 4.1 when it's more feature complete to a 3.5 standard. I tried
using it for a while, but got frustrated at the lack of certain
programs, notably a cd burning tool. (k3b isnt ported yet). Also, the
taskbar is horrid, and don't think it's themable yet either.
>>>> aye, I wasn't just using it for web and office tools. Most of the update
>>> issues came from update scripts not executing correctly, especially kernel
>>>>> Again, she does kernel updates too :) As long as you can connect to
>> your wireless fine :)
>>>> _Always_ a problem for me, unfortunately. damn proprietary hardware. :(
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