[SATLUG] Linux as a Desktop and more expertise

Kenneth Cluck kc3 at colorado.usa.com
Fri Jul 24 21:38:22 CDT 2009


 No it doesn't uninstall gnome, I guess that would be one difference :P
When I used Ubuntu I tried this out, I personally prefer Gnome over KDE
anyways

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Alan Lesmerises"
  To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
  Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Linux as a Desktop and more expertise
  Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 20:58:12 -0500


  Kenneth Cluck wrote:
  > Yeah that should work no problem, as far I as I know the only real
  > difference between each is the desktop environment so regular
  Ubuntu with
  > KDE really is Kubuntu
  >
  > ----- Original Message -----
  > From: "Robert Pearson"
  > To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
  > Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Linux as a Desktop and more expertise
  > Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 19:35:03 -0500
  >
  >
  > On 7/24/09, James Tiner wrote:
  > > On Fri, 2009-07-24 at 18:41 -0500, James Tiner wrote:
  > > > On Fri, 2009-07-24 at 10:46 -0500, Kevin Buckner wrote:
  > > > > I never used Kubuntu but I would like to have ubuntu to put
  on
  > my laptop
  > > > > instead of using
  > > > > Vista. I see the value of going totally linux and want to do
  > > so even if it
  > > > > means no wifi.
  > > > > That is the only thing I dont know for sure what I would do
  > > without is wifi.
  > > > > I
  > > > > am not anti windows just very pro-linux for a desktop
  > > > >
  > >
  > >
  > > By the way, you may not know that you can switch between the
  > various
  > > *buntu distros by typing something like:
  > >
  > > sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
  > >
  > > or
  > >
  > > sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
  > >
  > > or
  > >
  > > sudo apt-get install edubuntu-desktop
  > >
  > > etc...
  > >
  > >
  > > --
  >
  > Does this work both ways? Does "apt/apt-get" have that capability?
  >
  > I know I can do:
  > sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
  >
  > and then do:
  > sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
  >
  > but if I wasn't happy with kubuntu could I do:
  > sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
  >
  > and get back to ubuntu?
  >
  > Being able to reload would be a great feature to have.
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  Once you install KDE, I didn't think it uninstalls Gnome, does it?
  Can't you have both installed at the same time and choose which to
  use when logging-in? I can do that under SuSE ...

  Al Lesmerises

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