[SATLUG] Re: Ubuntu 'Karmic Koala' 9.10 impressions?... andIntroduction

KC kcoriginal at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 7 13:46:52 CST 2010


I second this question... does anyone know?

thx
kc

--- On Thu, 1/7/10, Robert Pearson <e2eiod at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Robert Pearson <e2eiod at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Re: Ubuntu 'Karmic Koala' 9.10 impressions?...  andIntroduction
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Thursday, January 7, 2010, 3:27 AM
> On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 2:21 AM, 
> <kcoriginal at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Right Bruce, BUT...
> >
> > I'm a high maintenance, long-term-support kinda guy
> when it comes to that damned "deprecated" word. GAWD I HATE
> THAT WORD!!!
> >
> > Sorry, I digress...! (As usual....)
> >
> > What I'm afraid of is that they will retire KDE3. I
> was still at the tail end of my "formative years," if you
> will, when I finally decided to throw myself into KDE3 only
> to find that BIZARRE trip it took a few months after I had
> declared my love for it... That's when I pulled a "safety"
> maneuver and wed my goose-heart to good ole Gnome. Just
> seemed like it was going to have the most staying power.
> >
> > In the least, KDE4 has a totally ARTSY feel. Artsy =
> trendy = flaky = Not I. It does artsy VERY WELL, but I feel
> that it will drift out of style or morph into another
> monster. I'd rather morph more productive things into fresh
> new monsters...
> >
> > Like a Linux home automation project, or CNC rig, I'm
> looking at clustering experiments and
> Scalix/Zimbra/OX/SunCommServer or just plain a nice gaming
> server with a nicely done and maintained blog/gamer site
> running on an old SPARC...
> >
> > (WOOT!  XCSSA...  :-p  )
> >
> > The interface should be a means to an end... Or how
> about a passing thought that works so well, I don't notice
> it..?
> >
> > (Gosh, it IS pretty though, 4 is...)
> >
> >
> > kc
> >
> 
> 
> Is it possible to make KDE4 look and function like KDE3? I
> couldn't
> figure out how or even where to start.
> Anybody got any idea where to start?
> All the KDE features I like and use are working in
> PCLinuxOS KDE3.
> PCLinuxOS, like all OSes, has some good and some bad points
> as an OS.
> I still prefer KDE to Gnome.
> The Kubuntu and Mint KDE ran KDE4 the last time I checked.
> If I knew enough I could probably make KDE3 work on any OS
> but then it
> might be just as easy to make KDE4 look and function like
> KDE3, which
> is what I want.
> 
> rdp
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