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Ok, I've been looking around, trying to figure out which one I should install, on the rig in my sig, on a 10gb partition...Thanks!!

I have no idea what I'm doing, so, I figured I'd take a stab at it..
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post #2 of 29
The only difference between the two is the desktop environment. You can install Ubuntu(which uses GNOME) then you can install KDE which is the desktop environment that Kubuntu uses.
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which is better though? I looked in both stickies, but couldn't seem to find much...
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post #4 of 29
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which is better though? I looked in both stickies, but couldn't seem to find much...
Only you can answer that question. Its all about your personal preference. Look at the Ubuntu site and Kubuntu sites screenshots. Really there both the samething just different desktops and a few different apps. I know you can install one and then install the others desktop environment. So really you'll be able to try both.
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post #5 of 29
It all comes down to KDE vs. GNOME. Each has little differences that will either convince you or turn you away. I personally prefer GNOME, but that's mostly because I have been using it more than KDE.
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post #6 of 29
i like kde more but i mean you can change ither of them to howevr you would liek them to look and act if you know what you are doing
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post #7 of 29
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I can't install it on my RAID of Raptors..I don't think anyways...I tried...but I didn't want to f it up
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post #8 of 29
yeah im not sure if u can and i would not want to risk that no way
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post #9 of 29
The only distros that I know that are very RAID friendly are FC and Gentoo. All distros can be made to work with RAID setups but requiere some extra work. Try the alternate install of Ubuntu/Kubuntu.
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post #10 of 29
yeah try gentoo out i liek it better than ubuntu myself i absolutly hate unbuntu (yes i know that is definatly not normal)


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