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Has anyone noticed issues during and/or after the installation of KDE desktop? (kubuntu-desktopInstall kubuntu-desktop)

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

I already have Gnome Shell along with Unity but want to add KDE for testing purposes. I heard somewhere that in Ubuntu 11.10, it does not go smoothly.

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Heard it from who/ where? it is fine. – Uri Herrera Nov 20 '11 at 21:34
The only problem I've ever had was with the oxygen gtk theme engine. But usually if everything got really weird a restart would fix things. – bntser Nov 20 '11 at 22:43
Ok Great! I heard it from a System Engineer, a former colleague! Anyway! Thanks for your confirmations :) – Hanynowsky Nov 21 '11 at 1:21
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I don't know what you heard/read but it works just fine. Kubuntu is built on the same base as Ubuntu, uses the same libraries etc, just that KDE and it's related libraries+programs provide the desktop environment.

In fact, I have it installed (Kubuntu-desktop) on two systems with no problems...

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Just a question but how does the text appear in other DEs other than KDEs? – Jordan Jan 30 '12 at 6:30

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