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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 13:07 -0400, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> 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
----
http://www.kubuntu.org/news/8.10-release

seems pretty clear what it is that they're shipping to me but hey, knock
yourself out

if that's not clear enough for you

https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/KDE3-KDE4Migration

See the second Q/A...
Will 8.10 include KDE 3?
8.10 will only include KDE 4 as its desktop. KDE 3 will not be
available.

Craig


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