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Old 03-18-2008, 01:57 PM   #1
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kde on ubuntu

hi can i run kde on ubuntu.

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Old 03-18-2008, 02:01 PM   #2
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yes, or can download kubuntu and install that to your hard drive.
Old 03-18-2008, 04:57 PM   #3
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Open a terminal and type in the following:
sudo apt-get install kde-desktop
When prompted for a password, use your own password. Let it install, log out and choose KDE from the session menu on the login screen.
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i am geting error

jani@jani-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install kde-desktop
[sudo] password for jani:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package kde-desktop

how to fix it?
Old 03-19-2008, 05:45 AM   #5
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I think you need to type sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop rather than kde-desktop

If that fails, search for it thru the GUI package manager

Open up synaptic, its the GUI tool for installing stuff

You can access it via System -> Admin - > synaptic

Search for kde and install all the libraries needed for the desktop, it just makes it easier finding the package you need if you dont know the exact name


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