Initial Impressions of Kubuntu 7.10 beta

As I mentioned a few days ago I have considered trying to use KDE again. Well yesterday I did a fresh install of Kubuntu 7.10 beta. Here are some of my initial thoughts:

Bugs Reported:

  • netboot installer garbles video output on macbook
  • initial resolution wrong (1024×768) (#147323)
  • brightness hardware keys don’t function in kde (functional in gnome) (#148776)
  • netboot installer fails on selecting “ssh server” (#148577)
  • $HOME/.kde/share/config/kcmshellrc not writable (#148847)
  • hardware mute button does not completely mute audio (#149070)