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Old 10-16-2004, 12:22 AM   #1
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KDE 3.3 won't start after installation

Hello all!

After getting my desktop machine to run, I decided to take a look at KDE 3.3. I have sarge debian 3.02, and it came with KDE 3.2. After having apt-get install the 200+Mb of files for KDE 3.3, I logged out of X, issued the startx command, and it restarted KDE 3.2. I have been looking all over this site and google for what I file I need to modify to get the startx command to start KDE 3.3, but have had no luck.

Thanks for your help,
Old 10-16-2004, 01:26 PM   #2
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I don't use kde.

But after reading, it seems to me kde 3.2 is for sarge, and kde 3.3 is for sid. It says here you have to install a lib0 or something, read for yourself

you can check with the boys at #debian-kde at the IRC on the Freenode server , before you do anything, for fresh info, but it seems to me you'll have to dist-upgrade to Sid.

Last edited by macondo; 10-16-2004 at 01:27 PM.
Old 10-16-2004, 02:07 PM   #3
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you can update your sources.list file to use unstable (sid) instead of testing (sarge) and do an "apt-get update" and then "apt-get dist-upgrade". that might update kde to 3.3, if it doesnt then do "apt-get install kde"

i think you can also leave your sources.list file alone and do "apt-get install kde-3.3" and it will do the same thing...i think


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