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Old 11-28-2008, 11:55 AM   #1
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Shouldn't Debian sid include KDE4 ? Should I add repository to add it ?
Old 11-28-2008, 12:56 PM   #2
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I tried KDE4 on a Mandriva "live CD", and hated it. Just my opinion.

I'd strongly suggest you try a live CD before you trash your system by installing KDE4.
But of course you make backups, and you know you can successfully restore from them, yes?
Old 11-28-2008, 02:18 PM   #3
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Some of KDE 4 is in experimental, but not all of it iirc. I think there's a unoffical debian repo for KDE 4, I just don't remember where; google it.
Old 11-28-2008, 10:06 PM   #4
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The Debian KDE maintainers website

With Lenny frozen sid is pretty much frozen as well. Personally I hope kde4 stays in experimental where it belongs.
Old 11-28-2008, 10:29 PM   #5
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With all the bloat in KDE, you need to run a cluster for it to work somewhat. <sarcasm>

Speaking of cluster, KDE4 is a clusterf**k. <no sarcasm>
Old 11-29-2008, 04:15 AM   #6
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I love KDE 4.

I use the Debian svn and build my packages once a week (sometimes more, sometimes less.)

Kde 3 should go to the museum where it belongs
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KDE dev answers on kde4.2

Will be KDE 4.2 beta 1 uploaded to experimental? Or to another public repository?

And KDE 4.2 beta 2?
Maybe. But notice if it is uploaded it will be replacing current KDE 4.1 in experimental, so we will upload it only if we are sure it is stable and mature enough to replace 4.1

Will be KDE 4.2 backports in ?
No, backports were planned only for the KDE 4.1 series.

If experimental starts shipping KDE 4.2 (beta or RC), will be updates in for 4.1.4 (and if released 4.1.5)?
Yes, there will be backports for all the releases of 4.1.x.

When will be KDE 4 uploaded to unstable? And to testing?
KDE 4 will replace KDE 3 in unstable when Lenny is released. After some time, it will migrate from unstable to testing.

Bonus question: When will be Lenny released?
When it is ready.


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