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InvisibleColonel Kurtz Ph.D
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Debian or Kubuntu?
    #6939362 - 05/19/07 07:03 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I'm getting tired of Xandros not supporting the latest trends, but I'm confused, isn't kubuntu really based on debian? Are there any real differences? :confused:


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: Colonel Kurtz Ph.D]
    #6939388 - 05/19/07 07:11 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

The whole Ubuntu family maintains its own repositories now, which are not compatible with Debian. Kubuntu will be more user friendly and "trendy" than Debian, and it doesn't have Debian's high standards for release stability.


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: supercollider]
    #6939402 - 05/19/07 07:22 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

isnt ubuntu and kubuntu the same but with a different gui?


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: Amer]
    #6940697 - 05/20/07 01:17 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

Amer said:
isnt ubuntu and kubuntu the same but with a different gui?





Ubuntu comes wrapped with the GNOME desktop
Kubuntu comes wrapped with the KDE desktop


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: supercollider]
    #6942529 - 05/20/07 01:31 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

supercollider said:
The whole Ubuntu family maintains its own repositories now, which are not compatible with Debian. Kubuntu will be more user friendly and "trendy" than Debian, and it doesn't have Debian's high standards for release stability.



True debian releases are always superior to debian-based releases.  None of them really work with Policy, which is what makes debian debian and all the support tools are meant to be enforcing agents of the Policy.

Debian all the way :smile:


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: Colonel Kurtz Ph.D]
    #6944926 - 05/21/07 12:53 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

i used debian for about a year before switching to ubuntu and never looking back.


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: wilshire]
    #6945485 - 05/21/07 03:05 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

You guys are a bunch of linux nerds!!!

Use your brain to compute man! You can be like me! Use ESP for teh net Gs.



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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: SymmetryGroup8]
    #6957974 - 05/23/07 08:20 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

troll.

initial poster: if you want plenty of non-free crap & new crap, (k)ubuntu. If you want a "true" free, rock solid stable GNU/Linux system, debian.


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: blink]
    #6961010 - 05/24/07 12:31 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I'm glad to say I went with Kubuntu and FUCK! I was throwing away my comp's potential by using Xandros.

Kubuntu detected everything on the fly, is stable as a rock (for now) and in a few hours I have the complete system running and fitting me like a glove.


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: Colonel Kurtz Ph.D]
    #6962684 - 05/24/07 08:59 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

ditto


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: Legoulash]
    #6990193 - 05/31/07 06:02 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Just add some repositories to your /etc/apt/sources.list and you can apt-get yourself whatever features you may or may not miss from Xandros. You can call your end result Kubuntros. =]


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Re: Debian or Kubuntu? [Re: Colonel Kurtz Ph.D]
    #6993273 - 05/31/07 10:35 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

give sabayon a try too. gentoo power with less than 45 minute install time.


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