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Kubuntu 10.10 review

Dec 13, 2010, 18:35 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gareth Halfacree)

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"Gareth Halfacree takes the KDE spin of popular desktop Linux distribution Ubuntu, known as Kubuntu, through its paces...

"Pros: Plasma interface offers plenty of eye-candy, simple installation process, and an excellent selection of pre-installed applications
Cons: Unfamiliar default browser, old-fashioned software installation GUI, and several areas such as Activities are still poorly documented

"Canonical's Ubuntu is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions around, but it's easy to forget that there is a wealth of alternatives built on the same user-friendly base – including, most famously, the KDE-based Kubuntu. While the back end of the OS is identical in both cases, the interface couldn't be more different."

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