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Re: Using KNode 0.7.2, Wondering What Else is Out There

  • Subject: Re: Using KNode 0.7.2, Wondering What Else is Out There
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2006 19:52:22 +0100
  • Newsgroups: news.software.readers
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
  • References: <e0guov$cir$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk> <Xns97966AF1560E7louiscypherhellorg@> <pan.2006.> <qt6uf3xh8v.ln2@news.gates-of-hell.com> <pan.2006.> <j8u0g3x5m8.ln2@news.gates-of-hell.com>
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  • User-agent: KNode/0.7.2
__/ [ SINNER ] on Saturday 01 April 2006 01:38 \__

> * Blinky the Shark wrote in news.software.readers:
>> SINNER wrote:
> [...]
>>> WOW, thats actually bad news :( I haven't used Knode since I left Mandr*
>>> behind well over a year ago (10.1 was my last loaded version) and above
>>> is how I remember it. I guess they haven't done much to it. Considering
>>> its a KDE app, that is a bit surprising since they work so hard on
>>> keeping KDE moving forward.
>>>> I have it running[1], and use it
>>>> just about every day, but it's always good to get back to Pan or slrn.
>>>> [1]Partly to be more useful in here.
>>> What's the other part for?
>>> ;)
>> If I told you all the reasons I'd have to kill you.  :)
>> But one of them is that I also just dig news clients and like to be fluent
>> in more than just my primary reader, in general.
> Yeah, same here. Ubuntu does not come with KDE and while I have the
> space, I have been hesitant as I have been humming along fine.
> $ apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
> is all it would take.
> The whole thing is rather strange to me. When I was using Mandr* I
> stated with KDE and ran it for a couple of years before switching to
> fluxbox (which I like very much). I am starting to like Gnome, but I do
> have some issues that having me thinking its time for a change.

* Ubuntu + Fluxbox = http://www.nubuntu.org/

* Lo and bohold: http://www.nubuntu.org/screenshots.php

* April Fool's joke (good one) at the front page.

You shouldn't fear that KDE installation. It's harmless and reversible. I use
GNOME on Ubuntu sometimes, which gives me an idea of what WM misses which
parts and what desktop environment is valuable for which tasks. Even Windows
can be good in many cases. It is compatible with many virii.

Best wishes,


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