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Re: [opensuse] Demand for a KDE 3 LiveCD?
  • From: "Greg Freemyer" <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 17:51:20 -0400
  • Message-id: <87f94c370807171451r16efcce2ve73fc3369dad0b74@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 5:44 PM, John E. Perry <j.e.perry@xxxxxxx> wrote:
John Andersen wrote:
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I think everyone expects it was comming and saw no need to respond.
I'd like a live CD of 3, but would be willing to wait till 3.5.10 is out.


For once, Will, I'm dead on with John. I've never had occasion to use a
live cd, but if I did, I would make sure it did not include kde4 until
some time after 4 had been pretty well wrung out.

There are several of us who tried kde4 and went back to kde3 because
it's simply not up to a level we can use. I would imagine there are
quite a few who, like me, have no use for a live cd except to show
windows- or mac-centric friends how good linux can be.

If I can't feel confident using it myself, how could I show it to a
friend as an improvement over what he already knows and probably likes?

John Perry

The live CD is also the base KDE install media for those without a DVD drive.

A month ago there was an active demand for a install CD for OS11 / KDE
3.5. I don't know where those users disappeared to.

Greg
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