On 06/08/2012 07:59 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 7 June 2012 23:16, Albert Wagner<albertwagner@cox....> wrote:
>> Interesting. Exactly what is installed that fits the common meaning of the
>> word Ubuntu?
> IT is perfectly simple and straighforward, but reading your
> contributions to this thread, the real problem here is that, as far as
> I can tell, you don't know or understand the "common meanings" of
> things like "operating system", "based on", "sits on top of" and so
>> Yet another set of personal definitions obfuscating an actual discussion. I
>> find it tedious to have to back up so far as defining terms like "based on"
>> and "sits on top of".
> It is tedious, Albert, because you don't really know what you're
> talking about and keep taking issues with others that do. Even the
> supremely annoying Ryan.
> Please, just drop it, and if you really want to know about this stuff
> and debate it, go and do lots of background reading. Start from a
> clean slate, set aside what you think you know, and study up.
> But you are not *ever* going to argue anyone who actually understands
> this stuff around to agreeing with nonsense statements like KDE being
> based on GNOME, because this is transparent rubbish.
Someone did imply that Kubuntu was based off of GNOME, which it isn't.
It is based off of the beautiful KDE and has nothing to do with XFCE,
LXDE, or the Unity shell, either.
Liam, would it be too much to ask that you please back off a little bit?
The Ubuntu community should work together, not against one another just
because one person does not understand meanings of terms. Not everyone
should or will.