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Old 05-22-2005, 01:29 AM   #136
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Thanks a million bro
 
Old 05-22-2005, 02:15 AM   #137
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Anytime
 
Old 05-22-2005, 07:12 AM   #138
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i tried thacs rpm initiaLLy and oh good crash / error / terminate hang lag choke
what a bucket of crap my computer became.

I then stumbled upon reviews of KDE 3.4.0 with unanomous high quality speed aND stability of KDE 3.4.

Wait a minute that aint right.
So i removed all traces of Thacs Crap from my mandrake and used Konstruct to Build and install KDE 3.4

and omg its an incredible difference over 3.2.3 let alone THACS dodgy RPM's.


Note I use and Athlon Based PC so THAC's RPM maybe be an Intel based compiler.
 
Old 05-22-2005, 08:15 AM   #139
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Quote:
Originally posted by carl0ski
i tried thacs rpm initiaLLy and oh good crash / error / terminate hang lag choke
what a bucket of crap my computer became.
That is expected of thacīs rpms!!
Finally, do you have 3.4 or not?
 
Old 05-23-2005, 07:35 AM   #140
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Quote:
Originally posted by abattoir
That is expected of thacīs rpms!!
Finally, do you have 3.4 or not?
yep 3.4 is incredible.

now i just have to know if transcluceny works as better also from compiled source.

I have to install xorg 6.8 and install guide aint no help.

Quote:
goto X11R6.8.2-src/xc and
make world
But that isnt working

Quote:
[root@localhost xc]# make world
make: *** No rule to make target `world'. Stop.
[root@localhost xc]# make install; make install.man
make -f xmakefile install
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/carl0ski/X11R6.8.2-src/xc'
make[1]: xmakefile: No such file or directory
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `xmakefile'. Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/carl0ski/X11R6.8.2-src/xc'
make: *** [install] Error 2
make -f xmakefile install.man
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/carl0ski/X11R6.8.2-src/xc'
make[1]: xmakefile: No such file or directory
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `xmakefile'. Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/carl0ski/X11R6.8.2-src/xc'
make: *** [install.man] Error 2
[root@localhost xc]#
 
Old 05-30-2005, 07:30 AM   #141
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I made a small script to easily install KDE 3.4. I have experienced many kinds of problems installing it, and this is how it will install right:


Code:
# Usage of this script: script_name /place/for/kde/rpms

# Add the media...
urpmi.addmedia KDE34 $1

# Conflicting packages stop the installation in a nasty way.
# Remove all possible conflicting packages first:
rpm -e --nodeps kdewebdev
rpm -e --nodeps kdeartwork
rpm -e --nodeps quanta
rpm -e --nodeps kdeaddons
rpm -e --nodeps libkdepim2-korganizer
rpm -e --nodeps kdepim-korganizer
rpm -e --nodeps kdetoys-kweather

# URPMI can get stuck in solving dependencies, if you don't
# install "kdebase" first. You can also try without this line:
rpm -Uvh --nodeps $1/kdebase-3*rpm

# Then the actual installation:
yes|urpmi --auto-select

# KDE addons are installed separately:
yes|urpmi kdeaddons

# The configuration files in /usr/share/config/kdm don't
# seem to appear, unless this package is installed
# twice (crazy, but works this way):
rpm -e --nodeps kdebase-kdm-config-file
yes|urpmi kdebase-kdm-config-file

# The icons in the taskbar WILL disappear, if "update-menus" runs.
# So we disable it for now, until Thac has a fix...
mv /usr/bin/update-menus /usr/bin/_update-menus

Note that this script is assuming the RPM-files are locally available. I have also downloaded some libraries as RPM-packets separately, since the Thac's RPM's were missing them. You can easily get the missing packets from http://rpm.pbone.net or http://rpmseek.com.
 
Old 07-05-2005, 08:10 AM   #142
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My Experience Installing kde3.4

OS mandrake community 10.1.
Added Le2005 main contrib thacs plf free&non free to urpmi sources
In console urpmi --auto -select
Added latest kernel
After all installed rebooted into new kernel at login screen had a list of all root users tried to login with normal user & password but looped back to login screen.
Shutdown & restarted in failsafe mode then logged in as normall user su to root start x . Ureka this worked.

Installed gdm & switched, changed password of normal user and rebooted logged in as normal user and eureka my kde3.4 desktop was working.
No problems with menus all apps present

Regards
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You must have all the above sources as thacs needs them
 
Old 07-05-2005, 09:08 AM   #143
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Quote:
Originally posted by sharkee
My Experience Installing kde3.4

OS mandrake community 10.1.
Added Le2005 main contrib thacs plf free&non free to urpmi sources
In console urpmi --auto -select
Added latest kernel
After all installed rebooted into new kernel at login screen had a list of all root users tried to login with normal user & password but looped back to login screen.
Shutdown & restarted in failsafe mode then logged in as normall user su to root start x . Ureka this worked.

Installed gdm & switched, changed password of normal user and rebooted logged in as normal user and eureka my kde3.4 desktop was working.
No problems with menus all apps present

Regards
Sharke
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You must have all the above sources as thacs needs them
I actually went whole hog

Used Mandrake 10.1 install disk
Bare minimum install no X

added mandrake cooker Urpmi sources

urpmi urpmi kernel man x11-org kdebase amarok kaffeine k3b

and wella i have the latest every and i'm very happy with the result.
as nothing out of dat eis interfering with kde 3.4.1-8
 
Old 07-24-2005, 08:41 AM   #144
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i used konstruct and it finished installing fine overnight. and now i have to:
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Quote:
After installation you have to set some variables allowing your system to find
KDE binaries and libraries and KDE to allow to find its own files, for Bash:

export QTDIR=~/kde3.4.1
export KDEDIR=~/kde3.4.1
export KDEDIRS=~/kde3.4.1

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=~/kde3.4.1/lib
export PATH=~/kde3.4.1/bin:$PATH

Setting KDEHOME too, e.g. "export KDEHOME=~/.kdetest", will tell KDE to save
your settings to this directory and leave default ~/.kde directory unaffected.

On shadow password systems you have to set $(prefix)/bin/kcheckpass SUID root
or SGID shadow - otherwise you will not be able to unlock a locked desktop.

The complete KDE desktop is started with "startkde", most distributions start
it if you set it to the WINDOWMANAGER variable in your shell initializations.
as a newb( ) i don't know how to do this.

i got this much from a site posted here:
Quote:
n order to use the new version of KDE provided by the Konstruct build, rather than the one from the base system, several hints have to be provided by way of environment variables that point in the direction of the alternate environment. The easiest way to provide these settings is to create a short shell script named ~/.bash/env-konstruct.sh and source it from the ~/.bashrc script using the command . ~/.bash/env-konstruct.sh. By using this approach, it allows you to "turn on" and "turn off" the use of the Konstruct build by simplying choosing to source or not to source this script at login. In addition to setting up the path to the new KDE environment, these settings instruct KDE to use a seperate folder for your profile so that it does not conflict with your KDE profile from the base system
but i'm new to programming and not very sure how to go about doing this. sorry for bothering you all. but can anybody help me? i can make the shell script, but i cant do much else(i don't know where to put the .sh, ect.)

any help would be very much appreciated. i've been trying this all day yesterday.
 
  


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