[PC-BSD Testing] I agree

milanisko k vetrisko at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 01:21:57 PDT 2008


  I agree the 4.1 has got bugs. It might either motivate its users to use
something else or - even better -  to contribute. Reporting a problem  is a
contribution, too  ;)

kind regards,

2008/8/26 <jmdennis at dslextreme.com>

> I agree as I wish that they would be using KDE 3.5 as well.  When the
> alphas started to come out they were using this.  It was nice because if
> they had a problem you knew it was with pc-bsd.  Now you have no idea who
> is causing the problem.  I would like to see them include both when it is
> released but know this will probably not happen as those that are using
> kde 4.1 seem to stick with it.  I do not like it as it is not easy to
> learn on.  I am not only thinking about me but my mother as well.  I
> closed down the bar at the bottom and could not get it to open again.  I
> am sure that with some effort I would have been able to fix this but some
> things should remain static and this is one of them.  I used Mac OS 7 up
> to and including 10.4 so I do not mind change.  I could not use it any
> longer since my machine did not support the new upgrades like 10.5 so I
> bought a used system on ebay knowing that I would load Linux on it.
> If you still want to use KDE 3.5 and want to use a freebsd version you can
> always use DesktopBSD as they are also testing with freebsd 7 but still
> using the old KDE version.  For Linux though you have to pick and chose as
> some will be using KDE 4.1 coming up like Mandriva 2009.  You can still
> use Mandriva 2008 and also Pardus 2008 is pretty good as well.  I am using
> Debian Lenny beta 2 at the moment and like this as well.  They each do
> things different so you have to find some thing that you like.  I do not
> mind using KDE 4.1 but I want to be able to install it myself and if I do
> not like it then I can uninstall it.
> I do like the idea that KDE had.  They wanted to make it easier for those
> writing applications to just be able to worry about there application and
> not the underlying code as they could just use what was written for them
> which would speed up application writing but this does not seem to be the
> case as not much is done for 4.1 yet.  When it matures and does what I
> want it to do then I will upgrade but until then I will use an OS that
> does not include it for the time being.  I wish you luck in finding some
> thing that works for you.
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