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Old 01-29-2010, 11:08 AM   #1
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Question How To get KDE4 In mepis 8.0.0.6/8.0.0.10


Hi LQ community

I Want KDE 4 but I am stuck on KDE3.5.10 . What Repository do I use
please help.

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Old 01-29-2010, 01:53 PM   #2
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The Beta for Mepis 8.5 is out, and it contains kde4, why not just use that. Upgrading from kde3.5 to kde4 is not any easy task. And I'm not sure that kde4 is in the Mepis repos for 8.0. You would probably have to compile it from source yourself, unless it is offered in the community sponsored repo.
 
Old 01-30-2010, 12:19 PM   #3
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Please give me the command for how to compile tar.*** packages
 
Old 01-30-2010, 12:48 PM   #4
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I suggest you do some reading up on what you trying to compile first. Most source packages come with instructions on how to compile, due to special situations. Remember, if you load up anything that is not in a distros repo, when it breaks you get to keep both parts.

# tar xvzf package.tar.gz (or tar xvjf package.tar.bz2)
# cd package
# ./configure
# make
# make install

Those are the basic commands for compiling source from tar packages.
 
Old 02-01-2010, 08:53 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by GoinEasy9 View Post
I suggest you do some reading up on what you trying to compile first. Most source packages come with instructions on how to compile, due to special situations. Remember, if you load up anything that is not in a distros repo, when it breaks you get to keep both parts.

# tar xvzf package.tar.gz (or tar xvjf package.tar.bz2)
# cd package
# ./configure
# make
# make install

Those are the basic commands for compiling source from tar packages.
okay i'll try but are they big files?
 
Old 02-01-2010, 10:36 PM   #6
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okay i'll try but are they big files?
I can't answer that, I've never felt the need to compile KDE. I use what is in the distros repositories.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 11:48 AM   #7
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Okay I'll try
 
  


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