Hello / KDE 4 / Asking questions.

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Wed May 16 17:15:33 BST 2007

Peter Lewis wrote:

> On Monday 14 May 2007 at 16:47:43 John L Fjellstad wrote:
>> Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> writes:
>> > Where exactly are you getting kde4base-dev from ?  It won't cause you
>> > any (immediate) problems if kubuntu-desktop gets removed, but the fact
>> > that it is happening implies that you're trying a repository that
>> > hasn't been blessed by ubuntu.
>> Trying to install kde4base-dev from the http://kubuntu.org/ will try to
>> remove kubuntu-desktop.
> That's what I'm saying. Surely this shouldn't be the case.... is it?

Why not?  kde*base-dev is not necessary for general kubuntu use.  Therefore,
it's entirely possible that the latest version wouldn't be compatible with
an existing kubuntu-desktop.
> If so, how can I try out the KDE4 alpha 1 packages without damaging my
> existing install?

I know you said you were told that KDE3.x and KDE4 could exists
side-by-side, but I would really have my doubts.

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