Kubuntu 11.10 Beta Test Drive
Sep 21, 2011, 06:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Kubuntu uses KDE 4.7 with Plama for a beautiful and functional
desktop including a new Oxygen icon theme.
"I downloaded the .iso here and used UNetbootin to set up a
bootable flash drive with the live dvd image. After booting*, The
welcome screen offers language selection and choices for 'Try
Kubuntu' and 'Install Kubuntu'
"I clicked 'Try Kubuntu' and after a few minutes, the desktop
loaded elegantly with nice visual effects working out of the
"The delicate login chimes indicated that sound was working
"Kubuntu boots into one of two default workspaces, depending on
your hardware: Netbook and Desktop views. It also adjusts the level
of desktop effects to your hardware so it feels snappy, even on