briandc wrote:As I already have Ubuntu Studio 12.04 installed, will I "lose" anything by upgrading to KXStudio? Or is it just new things are are integrated into it?
Also, I think Ubuntu Studio is Gnome DE by default. Is it recommended to move to XFCE or KDE during the upgrade?
UbuntuStudio uses XFCE by default, and you won't lose anything at all (just gain new stuff ).
Since you already have XFCE from it, leave it and enjoy it.
After all the updates you'll see the KXStudio-Welcome wizard. Some people don't seem to like the KXStudio theme very much, so have a look at first before you select to update the theme: