Upgrade KDE to 4.2

Amila Liyanaarachchi amila.uoc at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 03:47:56 UTC 2009

Thanks for your quick reply,
What exactly did you mean by 'key'?

Did you followed the same steps that I did?

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Billie Erin Walsh <bilwalsh at swbell.net> wrote:
> Amila Liyanaarachchi wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm a Kubuntu beginner, and curious to have KDE 4.2.
>> I tried the following to get it updated, but end up with the below
>> error. Can someone tell me what has went wrong here?
>> Added the line "deb
>> http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-experimental/ubuntu intrepid main" to
>> third party software list in apt.
>> gave the command "sudo apt-get install kde-nightly" which I found from
>> some site.
>> then I end up with the below error message,
>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
>> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
>> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
>> or been moved out of Incoming.
>> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
>> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
>> that package should be filed.
>> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
>> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>>  kde-nightly: Depends: kde-nightly-kdebase but it is not going to be installed
>> E: Broken packages
>> -----------------------------------------------------
>> Regards,
>> Amila
> Did you put in the key?
> When I did this last night in Software Services and then added the key
> Software Services refreshed and an icon popped up in my system tray
> telling me I had updates. Adept Update Manager did everything after that.
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