l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2009 Apr 22 10:31

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox] Why Ubuntu, Kubuntu?
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox] Why Ubuntu, Kubuntu?

Yeah wicd is the greatest! It is in the ubuntu repositories now, as of 9.04.  :)


On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 08:54, Bob Scofield <scofield@omsoft.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 April 2009, Bill Kendrick wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 08:13:10PM -0700, Bob Scofield wrote:
>> > (I'm sticking with Kubuntu 8.04 to avoid KDE 4.x.  Sorry bill!.)
>> Ah, but did you read THIS?
>>   Kubuntu Jaunty KDE 3 Remix Release Candidate
>>   http://www.kubuntu.org/node/77
>>   A remix of our Jaunty Release Candidate has been made with KDE 3
>>   packages. The main focus of this remix is to keep the mature, stable,
>>   and familiar KDE3.5 desktop environment available for easy
>>   installation and use. Along the way, various bugs have been fixed, and
>>   small enhancements added, see the release notes page for information
>>   and where to download.
>> My wife also does not like KDE 4, but she's running Kununtu 8.10 with
>> KDE 3.5 on it. (Someone, err, 'backported'? What would you call it
>> in this situation? :) )
> Speaking of wives and KDE 3.5, this news puts a wrinkle in my computer plans.
> Over the years I've tried to convince some friends and family members to
> switch to Linux.  I have a perfect record of failing to convert anyone.  My
> wife recently told me she wants me to put Linux on her machine after she
> returns from a big trip in mid-June.  Unfortunately, however, I'm still
> batting zero.  Vista gets credit for this conversion.
> But I'm prepping for the big event by learning how to use wicd instead of KDE
> Wireless Assistant.  If I muck up the dual boot, Alex will have to fix it at
> an If.  But with this news I'll definitely look into the Jaunty remix.
> Otherwise Hardy should do just fine.
> Thanks for the tip.
> Bob
> _______________________________________________
> vox mailing list
> vox@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox
vox mailing list

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
EDGE Tech Corp.
For donating some give-aways for our meetings.