[Wolves] ubuntu 5.10 installation error
kevanf1 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 00:49:13 GMT 2006
On 13/01/06, Alan Pope <alan.pope at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 13/01/06, Kevanf1 <kevanf1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > By the way, the problems actually start for both desktops when you
> > want to use app's from the other. You end up having to install a load
> > of dependencies for that one app' a lot of the time.
> I think it's going a bit far to call it a "problem". I think it's
> bloody marvellous that you can run KDE apps under Gnome and vice
> versa. I frequently run KDE apps such as "filelight" and "digikam"
> that don't or didn't have decent equivalents native under Gnome. The
> package manager just sorts it out when you install, and the libraries
> get loaded when you run. Not a problem.
Oh, it is a problem when it needs a whole bunch of dependencies
though. There are certain things that actually need the whole Gnome
suite to run even though you may choose to use KDE. That's silly and
it is definitely a problem in my eyes. It smacks of Windwoes bloat.
Individually the suites are great, bigh but great. Yes, it is
fantastic when you can apps from one on the other that I don't deny.
But they are both getting larger and larger....where does it end?
I am only human, please forgive me if I make a mistake it is not deliberate.
Xmas may be over but, PLEASE DON'T drink and drive you'll make it to
the next one that way.
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