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Old 02-09-2003, 09:26 PM   #1
riddlebox80
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slackware 8.1 and kde 3.1 and gnome 2.2?


how easy is it to upgrade to either kde 3.1 and/or gnome 2.2 from slackware 8.1? could I just download the slack packages from the current tree and do an upgradepkg for all of them? thanks for any clues
 
Old 02-09-2003, 09:35 PM   #2
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Not sure about KDE since I stay away and don't use it but to upgrade to Gnome 2.2, the easiest way I know of is to use DropLine Gnome. www.dropline.net
 
Old 02-09-2003, 10:45 PM   #3
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Packages from slackware-current are not compatible with Slackware 8.1, as slackware-current is built with a newer GCC.
 
Old 02-10-2003, 04:08 PM   #4
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do you have to uninstall the gnome that came with slackware first before you put in dropline gnome?
 
Old 02-10-2003, 05:17 PM   #5
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no it's real easy to do. That's one of the first things I tried and it went really smooth. Just go to there website, Download the installer follow the install instruvtions which only consist of

"# installpkg dropline-installer-2.0.3-i386-1.tgz
# dropline-installer"

and then let the gui do the rest.

It's that simple when you are done you have the latest version of Gnome

hope that helps
 
Old 02-11-2003, 05:23 PM   #6
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KDE 3.1 was super easy, I just downloaded the files from the ftp that kde.org had listed for the binaries and let package manager do the rest. After reboot everything runs fine.
 
  


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