Changing from ubuntu to kubuntu

Asked by ankit on 2009-04-17

I am using ubuntu 8.10 . Now i want to shift to kubuntu can any one sujjest how can i take backup of my packages or offline browser data so that i can restore all my data nad packages in kubuntu.

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Shane Fagan
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2009-04-17
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2009-04-17
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2009-04-17

Just go into the package manager and search for kubuntu-desktop
Install the package and that will install the entire base system of kubuntu.
No need to back up your data and do a fresh install.

Chaker ZAAFOURI (zaafouri) said : #2

You dont need any backup anything, you will find all your data in the same place /home and /home/Desktop.
We can install KDE envirnment by : System > Administration > Synaptic
Search Kubuntu-desktop and install it. This package depends on all of the packages in the Kubuntu desktop system. Installing this package will include the default Kubuntu KDE installation.

ankit (ankitguptajpr) said : #3

Actually i dont have a very fast internet connection i have to install it from a cd only so any other option except installing it from package manager.???

Add the cd to the sources list and install it from the disk.
system>administration>software sources then go to the third party software tab and select add cd.
Then select the kubuntu-desktop package

ankit (ankitguptajpr) said : #5

Thanks shane fagan, that solved my question.