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Old 04-07-2004, 08:50 PM   #1
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kde 3.2 installation guide?


hi everybody. i'm really interested in updating to kde 3.2 in fedora core 1, but i haven't been able to find a really thorough walkthrough in the forums or online anywhere. Anybody know of one that i missed? Is there a way to download all the packages through yum? Thanks
 
Old 04-07-2004, 10:31 PM   #2
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All the kde packages should be available in your packages repository, so i'd assume that you could get the RPMs with YUM. Installation is self explanatory.
 
Old 04-07-2004, 11:24 PM   #3
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this is going to sound really stupid, but whats the yum command to download the kde packages? is it just #yum update kde? Do i have to add another download location to my yum.conf?
 
Old 04-08-2004, 12:16 AM   #4
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this is exactly what you do to upgrade to kde 3.2.1 in fedora or redhat9. This upgraded me to kde 3.2.1 so easily after so many other attempts failed. this will take care of all dependencies and all packages in 3 commands.

Download apt here http://apt.freshrpms.net/
Install apt
Goto /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ and open kde-redhat.list

Replace kde-redhat.list with this one http://www.wideopenwest.com/~eshudnow/kde-redhat.list

This file is repositories meaning locations to download the kde files. This file contains enough repositories to make sure everything downloads correctly. I hope you have a cable modem, because you'll be downloading a lot of stuff.

After your kde-redhat.list is replaced, type the following 3 commands.
apt-get update
apt-get install kde themer qt arts kdelibs kdebase
apt-get dist-upgrade

apt-get update will download the necessary files to update to kde3.2.1 including dependancies.
apt-get install kde themer qt arts kdelibs kdebase is self explanitory
apt-get dist-upgrade will download the rest of the updates for the newest versions of your software such as openoffice, etc...

Good luck. And btw, I spent 5 hours trying to get kde to upgrade to 3.2.1. I download apt, used this kde-redhat.list file, did the 3 commands, and walla, it was all installed and perfect.

Once everything is finished, just logout of kde, type control + alt + backspace, and you'll kill the x server, and then just type startx at the command line and it'll reload x server with the new kde.

Cheers.
 
Old 04-08-2004, 11:29 AM   #5
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Thanks alot for the thorough reply, i ran into a problem though. While doing an apt-get update, i get:

Not Found [IP: 193.1.219.82 80]
Failed to fetch http://ayo.freshrpms.net/redhat/RHRE...kglist.updates 404 Not Found [IP: 193.1.219.82 80]
Failed to fetch ftp://apt.kde-redhat.org/apt/fedora/...pkglist.stable Unable to fetch file, server said 'Failed to open file. '
Failed to fetch ftp://apt.kde-redhat.org/apt/kde-red...pkglist.stable Unable to fetch file, server said 'Failed to open file. '
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

Then when i run apt-get install kde themer qt arts kdelibs kdebase, i get:


Preparing... ########################################### [100%]
file /usr/share/themes/Default from install of gtk+-1.2.10-30.fdr.2.rh90 conflicts with file from package gtk2-2.2.4-5.1
file /usr/share/themes/Default from install of redhat-artwork-0.92-0.fdr.0.rh90 conflicts with file from package gtk2-2.2.4-5.1
E: Error while running transaction

What's going on? How can i fix this? I put the new kde-redhat.list in /etc/apt/sources.list.d, i didn't have to overwrite anything though. I had to make the sources.list.d directory first, and then move kde-redhat.list into there. Any ideas??

Last edited by Ryknow215; 04-08-2004 at 11:37 AM.
 
Old 04-08-2004, 01:42 PM   #6
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Ok so i tried using yum instead and i was able to download all of the needed packages. When it begins to resolve dependencies, i get GPG key errors for both openofficelibs and imagicmagick. where can i get these GPG keys? This almost seems to be more trouble that its really worth .
 
Old 04-08-2004, 05:13 PM   #7
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Ok nevermind, everything downloaded and is working fine . Thanks for the help everybody!! KDE 3.2 is awesome...only thing that would make it better would be if it recognized my xscreensavers.
 
  


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