Re: Switch from Gnome to KDE...
On Sunday 02 March 2003 04:45 pm, Hall Stevenson wrote:
> * Carla Schroder (email@example.com) [030302 20:23]:
> > On Sunday 02 March 2003 03:52 pm, Hall Stevenson wrote:
> > > So, I'm pretty certain there are "K" equivalents to all "G"
> > > applications. The only app I'm unsure about is Mozilla (and Phoenix).
> > > I thought they depended on GTK libs, but 'apt-cache show
> > > mozilla-browser' doesn't seem to indicate that. That's good !
> > Why not keep both installed? Then you can use both sets of apps. Gnome
> > apps run in KDE, KDE apps run in Gnome. And in any other window
> > manager, for that matter.
> I'm the type that actually looks at what packages I have installed every
> so often and if I'm not using one, I get rid of it ! :) I'll run
> 'deborphan' to clean up any unneeded libs then.
> If I'm not using gnome/gtk, I don't want it on my machine. That's just
> the way I am...
I start with the apps I want to use which then pulls in only the depends
needed to run the app. You can do this with KDE apps or GTK apps without
running the KDE desktop or the Gnome Desktop. You pick the window manager
you want to use to display the appps.