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Re: [vox] Why Ubuntu, Kubuntu?
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Re: [vox] Why Ubuntu, Kubuntu?



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

Scott

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
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