[SOLVED] how to update KDE / make gkrellm transparent (got the theme, but it does not work)
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how to update KDE / make gkrellm transparent (got the theme, but it does not work)
so those are my 2 questions. I downloaded a ton of KDE 4.5.2 tar.bz2 stuff and I have no idea what to do with it.
I have the gkrellm theme invisible installed, but using it just causes some minor changes to the UI and no transparency. any idea whats wrong?
I was curious and took a closer look at that techbase.kde.org article, and isn't great for the downloaded sources, it seems to be geared to svn. It's linked to from the sources page though, as the "Build instructions" to use.
Slackware-current is the testing version of Slackware, where new and updated packages are tested before pushing to a release version.
I think it would probably be too much work and potential for nasty surprises to switch to -current just to try KDE 4.5.x.
My recommendation if you're really determined would be to read through the techbase.kde.org link I posted earlier, and try building it yourself from source. You should be able to use the 4.5.2 source tarballs you grabbed before, and skip the svn checkout commands, but as it says in the article things get moved around sometimes so I wouldn't be surprised if you run into issues.