Linux Journal: Turning Ubuntu into Kubuntu

“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…”


Get the Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to Developer Insider for top news, trends, & analysis