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Re: Ubuntu Ibex offers choice of KDE4.1.2 or KDE3.5.10... and kernel-2.6.27.



On Thu, 2008-10-30 at 18:55 +0100, Sebastian Vahl wrote:
> Am Thu, 30 Oct 2008 10:56:38 -0400
> schrieb Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 gmail com>:
> 
> > Subject says it all.   Fedora developers tell us that they can't give
> > us a choice of KDE version and yet Ubuntu is doing it.
> > 
> > Ironically, Fedora says their distribution is more cutting edge and
> > yet Ibex gets kernel 2.6.27 and we are still stuck with 2.6.26.
> > 
> > I think the KDE-3.5.10 decision demonstrates that Ubuntu developers
> > are more sensitive to user end needs.
> 
> I've not checked it but this seems not to be true:
> https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/KDE3-KDE4Migration
> 
> """
> Will 8.10 include KDE 3?
>  
> 8.10 will only include KDE 4 as its desktop. KDE 3 will not be
> available. As the code-name suggests, Intrepid is intended as a
> deliberately cutting edge release, if you would rather stay with what
> you know 8.04 continues to be fully supported. The development team
> decided that time and manpower considerations as well as the
> probable(possible) lack of further 3.5x releases prevent them from
> maintaining 2 separate versions, and KDE 4 was chosen as the version
> to move forward with.
> """

http://www.linuxformat.co.uk/static/ubuntu810.html

States: 

Software versions 

Kernel 2.6.27
X.Org 7.4
GNOME 2.24.1
KDE (Kubuntu) 4.1.2 (3.5.10 available)
OpenOffice.org 2.4.1
Firefox 3.0.3




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