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Old 06-16-2009, 03:56 PM   #1
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KDE 3.5 upgrade to KDE4 - did a slackpkg update - back to KDE 3.5

I upgrade my slackware 12.2 from KDE 3.5 to KDE 4.2 and then did the slackpkg update. After the update it asked if I wanted to keep the old, replace the old... I don't exactly remember which I chose but when I run startx I get KDE 3.5. Is there an easy way to get KDE 4.2 back?
Old 06-17-2009, 09:28 AM   #2
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I never mix packages as I care for my Slack install :-)

Anyway I think you can upgrade KDE manually, as you already did, then you can blacklist KDE on the slackpkg configuration file: /etc/slackpkg/blacklist

BTW, maybe the slackpkg maintainer should reconsider renaming this file, in some countries, blacklisting is a racist term.
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