Ubuntu vs. Kubuntu

Summary:Simple question to start Monday with: Which is best, Ubuntu or Kbuntu? Why?

Simple question to start Monday with: Which is best, Ubuntu or Kbuntu?  Why?

Last Friday I posted my first thoughts on Ubuntu 7.04 "Feisty Fawn" and this post was very well received (the feedback to this post has been amazing - I haven't had time to read or be as active in the TalkBack area as I like to be because of the pressures relating to a recent family illness, but thanks nonetheless!). 

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Some comments that I did noticed both in the TalkBack section and in the email that I received was that I should give Kubuntu a try.  OK, sure, great idea.  I'm downloading Kubuntu 7.04 right now and will hopefully have a chance to play with it later today, but I thought I'd make a post that asks two questions that might help me (and other readers) understand the differences between Ubuntu and Kubuntu:

  1. Which is best, Ubuntu or Kbuntu? 
  2. Why?

Fire away!

Topics: Open Source


Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera.Adrian has authored/co-authored technic... Full Bio

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