As the launch of Kubuntu is about to happen, lets have a look at what is more in Kubuntu Alpha 3 Lucid Lynx. Contrary to appearance, the system is not just a simple release of Ubuntu with KDE. Apart from things like screen loading and other obvious stuff, there is a lot of change in Kubuntu 10.04.
One of the major change in this release is that it comes with KDE 4.4.0. Kubuntu Alpha comes with 2.6.32-14.20 kernel, X.Org 1.7.5, Amarok 2.3 beta1 and K3B 1.70. We feel that the Kubuntu team tries to distinguish itself from other KDE based operating systems, with more stuff from canonical. One interesting feature of Alpha version is the configuration modules touch pad, which enables the user to turnoff the touchpad, for example when editing or preparing text files. Firefox too is integrated with KDE, which would be a cause for firefox freaks to switch to kde. Continue reading