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Linux Journal: Turning Ubuntu into Kubuntu

Oct 18, 2006, 07:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marcel Gagné)

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"In the Introduction to this book, I mentioned that there are several distributed versions of Ubuntu. These include Edubuntu and Kubuntu, both of which are Ubuntu but with a different default environment. I also introduced you to the concept of desktop environments and told you that GNOME was the default environment for Ubuntu. There is, however, another very popular desktop environment for Linux called KDE. I highly recommend that you introduce yourself to KDE and that you work with it as well. I make that same recommendation for people already working with KDE, by the way. Try out the GNOME desktop as well. You have a choice with Linux. Why not see what works best for you?

"Showing you how to work with KDE is beyond the scope of this book, so I won't spend a great deal of time on it, but I will show you how to convert your Ubuntu system to a Kubuntu system..."

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