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    kubuntu? what do i do know?

    i downloaded and installed this yesterday not really knowing what it is and the differences between this and ubuntu.

    from what i have read i gather that this is a desktop installation and not anything more.
    so far really impressed with my first working version of linux just not sure what to do with it now.
    could anybody point me in some sort of direction.

    also how do i install firefox on it as it comes konquerer but i'd prefer to use firefox!

    thanks

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    Re: kubuntu? what do i do know?

    difference is the window manager
    Ubuntu = gnome
    xubuntu = XFCE
    kubuntu = Kde
    server = none

    just not sure what to do with it now.
    could anybody point me in some sort of direction.
    first thing, enable some repositories for more software options, check the starter guide http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Edgy
    ...have a look through the synaptic package manager
    install some servers etc or just use as a desktop.

    'sudo apt-get install firefox' on cli or use synaptic

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    Re: kubuntu? what do i do know?

    There are package differences between Kubuntu and Ubuntu, I think Amarok, Kopete and the rest of the KDE suite are the big differences.

    Synaptic is not installed by default but the package manager is "adept" on kubuntu. Its under systems, however I replaced it with Synaptic because its a lot better.

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    Re: kubuntu? what do i do know?

    Also follow this howto to enable support for 3rd party and proprietory formats.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats

    Disclaimer: illegal in some countries.

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