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Old 02-17-2005, 11:06 PM   #1
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Where/what to get for XFCE 4.2.0

I have Slackware 10.0. Can I use the 4.2.0 package for 10.1? Or would that mess things up? If not, do I download the .bz2, or the .gz, or should I just get the .rpm and do an rpm2tgz. I'm a newbie, so I'm not a pro at installing from source, but I've done it twice before.

Also, if with 10.0 and XFCE 4.2.0, will I have all the dependencies that I need?

Thanks a lot.
Old 02-18-2005, 12:01 AM   #2
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try it

if it doesn't work...remove it
then install it from source
Old 02-18-2005, 12:05 AM   #3
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Okay, I'm stuck on dial-up but maybe I can get it Saturday.

Old 02-18-2005, 12:42 AM   #4
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you might wanna check out

they usually have what you're looking for, in the .tgz you can just install the tgz file.
Old 02-18-2005, 01:00 AM   #5
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You could also get the GUI installer. It is available from

This is simply a frontend for compiling from source, but makes the whole process much easier.



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