View Full Version : [ubuntu] KDE over regular Ubuntu

March 29th, 2011, 04:21 AM
I've been having issues with kubuntu because it's a little bit different than Ubuntu other than the fact that it's KDE and Ubuntu is GNOME. I was just wondering if it were possible to install KDE over a regular install of Ubuntu, I'd try it myself, but I don't have it installed at the moment, I've got kubuntu. Thanks.

March 29th, 2011, 04:41 AM
If you want to install just KDE alongside Gnome to regular Ubuntu, you have the choice between the metapackages "kde" and "kde-base":

If you want to remove the Gnome parts of regular Ubuntu and install the Kubuntu parts instead, run the first stated set of commands: