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Old 01-01-2004, 05:40 PM   #1
bosewicht
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why is it so difficult to get kde 3.2 beta installed?


i have been trying over and over to install kde 3.2, well, apt won't install it, when i download the packages i keep getting dependencies probs that are just insane. I found a redhat 9 apt source (i have fedora core) when i try to upgrade it won't allow it, nothing is selected for install after i have just selected it. I have been posting questions a lot on this subject, but nobody has any ideas on how to fix it. I have been all over the web, and nothing. I take it kde 3.2 is impossible to install and no one has it
 
Old 01-01-2004, 06:00 PM   #2
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did you try the offical packages ?
goto http://download.kde.org/download.php...stable/3.1.94/
I've got it ^^ If the RPM's don't work....do the same as I did ...use the source luke =)
btw: it's awesome ....
 
Old 01-01-2004, 06:12 PM   #3
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yes, i have tried to download the packages a couple of times and get

[root@localhost ]# rpm -Uvh kdelibs-3.1.94-0.2.i386.rpm
error: Failed dependencies:
arts >= 8:1.1.94 is needed by kdelibs-3.1.94-0.2
qt >= 1:3.2.2 is needed by kdelibs-3.1.94-0.2
libvcard.so.0 is needed by (installed) quanta-3.1.4-1
libvcard.so.0 is needed by (installed) kdebase-3.1.4-4
libvcard.so.0 is needed by (installed) kdenetwork-3.1.4-1

and this is never ending, it goes on and on
 
Old 01-01-2004, 10:12 PM   #4
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Try using Konstruct to build it:

http://developer.kde.org/build/konstruct//index.html

It's safer than overwriting the old KDE anyway.
 
  


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