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Old 09-05-2002, 10:09 AM   #1
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upgrading my KDE desktop

I went to the site and there are so many files for the new KDE which one should i get or do i get one of them and run an install and it will auto compile it all for me?

forget it, it says that slackeware 8.0 cant run the newest kde.

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Old 09-05-2002, 03:48 PM   #2
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Why? Every distro can! You just need to compile the source code. You need qt (from, arts, kdelibs, kdebase. After compiling them you'll have a working KDE. But there are much more packages. Decide which ones you'd like and compile them after.
Note that you need to compile qt with --thread.
All packages are just ./configure;make;make install.
Old 09-05-2002, 06:52 PM   #3
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As long as you have qt3 you can install kde-3.1-beta1.

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Old 09-06-2002, 10:47 AM   #4
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For a normal work 3.0.3 is better. For people who like testing - 3.1beta.


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