How to enable ppa experimental kde4?
I'm new to Linux Mint. I downloaded and installed the 64 bit version (Felicia) which has gnome as the default. I couldn't find a 64 bit version with KDE 4.2.
According to the Linux Mint forums you can add the ppa repo with synaptic. Here's what it says:
How can I add this repo so I can install KDE 4.2 and how can I boot into KDE instead of Gnome? TIA.
I can't find that group thing, either, but the ppa repositories for KDE 4 are here:
Then go along to this place and follow the instructions for authenticating the ppa. Those instructions can be accessed by clicking on the blue question mark next to the signing key. The command should be
Don't forget to reload synaptic. You should then be able to download the packages you want.
Once KDE is installed, you should be able to just log out from GNOME, and then find the "sessions" or "options" menu or whatever and pick KDE from the menu.
Hope it works for you.
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