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Re: KDE Support in Debian

On Tuesday 10 Nov 2009 13:50:04 tv.debian@googlemail.com wrote:
> Scott wrote:
> >     I have been contemplating the idea of switching from Ubuntu
> > to Debian. Even though I like KDE better I use Gnome on Ubuntu. 
> > The reason why I use Ubuntu (With Gnome) and not Kubuntu (With
> > KDE) is that I don't like how it is more difficult to find help
> > specific to Kubuntu and also because Kubuntu is simply not as
> > well put together as Ubuntu.  There is simply much more
> > development and documentation specific to Gnome in Ubuntu.

> I share your feelings regarding Kubuntu, I use kde4 on Debian
>  Squeeze (current Testing) on my two home machines (one laptop and
>  one desktop). kde4 is well integrated in Debian, it feels like a
>  first class citizen and not a second choice. I feel like Debian as
>  been careful in the way it has put kde4 together, resulting in a
>  very usable, and lately pretty stable desktop (version 4.3.2
>  here).

I'm running Squeeze on my own workstation with KDE 4.3.2 with Nividia 
drivers.  Works for me.  I don't know how stable or unstable it's 
supposed to be but it's good here.   AMD64.  Samsung flat screen 19" 
monitor.  My other workstation is Ubuntu Manic Koala.


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