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Old 07-13-2003, 04:16 AM   #1
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Anyone know where the kde dir is (RH9)...?


the program I'm trying to install says that I need to name "the full path to my KDE location"...I thought I had found it in /usr/lib/kde3 but the program isnt working correctly....in order to assure that I have the correct install location does anyone know the correct path?....Please advise and thanks in advance
 
Old 07-13-2003, 05:04 AM   #2
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try /opt/kde/
 
Old 07-13-2003, 09:02 AM   #3
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there isnt anything in the /opt dir...when I did a search the only location I found was /usr/lib/kde3....but that doesnt sound correct.
 
Old 07-13-2003, 01:38 PM   #4
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Talking

type this :

locate kde

hope it helps
 
Old 07-14-2003, 04:50 PM   #5
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There is no kde3 directory in Red Hat. The full path to KDE is /usr. I don't know why Red Hat did not put KDE in a single directory, and it is quite annoying. If you compile anything that is built on KDE you need to use the --prefix=/usr option in the configure statement.
 
Old 07-15-2003, 06:47 AM   #6
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dude man, I can assure you the full path to kde is NEVER /usr....

If you installed it there you're just silly.

As far as cbjhawks problem are you sure you have kde installed? I'm not trying to sound like an ass, but kde is almost certainly to be in /opt/kde...

/usr/lib/kde3 is only for libraries, but it is strange that you would have kde libraries installed without kde...

run this command: 'updatedb', then right after run 'locate kde' and post the results. If it is installed we will find it...
 
Old 07-15-2003, 07:07 AM   #7
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I don't know, RH has been doin some odd things, I wouldn't put it past them to put KDE in /usr They have certainly done worse (no mp3 support?)...

Cool
 
Old 07-15-2003, 07:16 AM   #8
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But then it would be /usr/kde right? The whole point of this thread is that we're looking for the full path to kde... and it is always /..../kde/, ie; /somin, /somin/kde/

Good point,

is it /usr/kde/ ???

/usr/local/kde/ ???

survey says....

Last edited by bulliver; 07-15-2003 at 07:18 AM.
 
Old 07-15-2003, 07:20 AM   #9
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How about this:
/usr/bin contains the kde binaries
/usr/lib/kde cotains the kde libs
/usr/doc contains the documentation...

With no rhyme or reason it could be so...



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Old 07-15-2003, 07:26 AM   #10
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So what is considered the full path then?

Ever since I can remember kde was installed in /opt/kde/

I have:
Code:
[$] ls /opt/kde/
bin  etc  include  lib  man  share
and there it is. Where's the full path if it is spread all over?
 
Old 07-15-2003, 07:31 AM   #11
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I'd have to agree with /usr in the above example. But... what about the libs directory? Maybe strategic symlinks?

We'll have to either way for the locate or for a RH guru to fill us in I guess

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Old 07-15-2003, 12:23 PM   #12
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I think we need someone who has compiled a working KDE app on Red Hat to respond. Check the output of "kde-config --prefix" to be sure. Again, I don't want to 'dis anybody, but for Red Hat the path to KDE is "/usr". It is not /usr/lib/kde3. Hope this helps.
 
Old 07-15-2003, 12:51 PM   #13
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dis and dis-agree aren't the same thing I do-agree though, someone with some good old RedHat knowledge should pop in here and set us all straight

I might just be so inclined to install RH just to troubleshoot some of these things...

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