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Re: KDE 4.2 requires local MySQL Server

On Tuesday 17 February 2009 06:12:51 Jay Mistry wrote:
> >> > Linux bloat continues unabated.
> >>
> >> ----
> >> I think...
> >>
> >> - that you would have to have kde-pim package installed to bloat here
> >>
> >> - agreed on bloat but considering that my Acer Aspire One is 10 Gb
> >> Windows installation and 5 Gb Fedora 10 and I have a lot more 'stuff'
> >> installed in Fedora.
> >
> > Agreed.  My other laptop has to dual-boot with XP.  However, I only
> > require it for one application.  I partitioned it with 8GB for XP system
> > (no data) and to my surprise the most basic install filled it to danger
> > point.  I could certainly run a modern linux distro, with more
> > applications, in the same space.
> >
> > More importantly, in linux, if you think something does install too much,
> > you do have a choice.
> >
> > Anne
> Looking at KDE 4.2, which seems to have sacrificed functionality for
> good looks & an enhanced (but difficult to navigate & configure
> interface), it seems a part of Linux seems to be moving the Windows
> way (re: Vista's complex operation, non-intuitive functions & the
> 'aero' interface) ... choice in Linux seems to be going the Redmond
> way (probably an overstatement, but now may be a good time for a
> check).
I am so sick of this stuck record.  It has been refuted so many times by so 
many users, it's simply not worth answering any more.

> Hope the next OO.org will not present us a telly-tubby look with a
> 'ribbon'.
And what has OOo got to do with KDE 4.2?  Don't bother to answer.

Come back when you have a genuine question.


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