[kwlug-disc] Ubuntu 11.10

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Mon Oct 17 16:10:34 EDT 2011


I didn't really smell any (more) smoke (than usual for this list).

The dustup isn't so much about Gnome vs KDE as new "tablet" ubuntu vs
old "desktop" ubuntu.  This is what the future is going to look like.
Enjoy.  And if not, keep the alternative desktop options handy at login!



On Mon, 2011-10-17 at 15:28 -0400, Darcy Casselman wrote:
> I hope my responses didn't come off as inflammatory. That was not my
> intention.  I'll remember to add more smiley faces next time.
> 
> :)
> 
> Darcy.
> 
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 3:18 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> > This has become a flamewar. Could a new thread be started please.
> >
> > It has further strayed from being about Ubuntu 11.10 to KDE vs Gnome.
> >
> > There are entrenched users here who will not consider anything but Mandriva,
> > whatever the form.
> >
> > There are alternate entrenched users who will not consider Mandriva,
> > whatever the form.
> >
> > Each to his own.
> >
> > I will make 2 comments:
> >
> > The jump to Gnome, along with all the other changes, may be too large for
> > one go. Using Kubuntu instead of Ubuntu may be useful.
> >
> > It was pointed out here some time ago  that newer versions of K/Ubuntu
> > aren't working as well on older hardware as prior versions use to.
> >
> >
> > If you don't mind, I would appreciate it if new thread(s) were started.
> >
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