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Old 04-15-2003, 11:57 AM   #1
devinWhalen
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apt-get and upgrading kde


Hello,

I read on one of the forums here that apt-get was a good program to upgrade software, especially kde. Well, I tried to upgrade to the newest kde using `apt-get upgrade kde` from the command line (I logged on in failsafe mode) and there were no error messages and it seemed to download all the rpms and install them, but when I look at the control center it still says 3.0.8 or whatever it is with red-hat 8. Is there another way to check to see what version I am using? Did I use apt-get wrong?


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Old 04-15-2003, 12:04 PM   #2
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I used

apt-get install kde

from the fail safe prompt..
 
  


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