dkd903 (1156359) writes "The Linux Mint team has decided to ditch Kubuntu for the Linux Mint 11 KDE edition due to the lack of performance and the amount of resources needed by the Kubuntu base. Linux Mint 11 KDE might be based on Debian instead." Link to Original Source
"If you want to eat hippopatomus, you've got to pay the freight."
-- attributed to an IBM guy, about why IBM software uses so much memory