9.04: is KDE 4.2 ever making it to 8.10?
gkourtev at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 13:51:23 UTC 2009
Do I have to remove the ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-experimental from the
repository after the installation or is fine to leave it there?
On Thursday 29 January 2009 15:46:37 Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
> I haven't kept the whole thread so I can't quote the OP from local
> directories. However, in answer to part of their question, "is KDE 4.2
> ever making it to 8.10":
> <Quote from http://www.kubuntu.org/news/kde-4.2 >
> The updated packages for Kubuntu 8.10 are located in the Kubuntu
> Experimental Software Personal Package Archive (PPA) repository. To
> update to KDE 4.2, please follow these instructions:
> 1. Remove the koffice-data-kde4 package if you have it installed. The
> current koffice2 packages in the kubuntu-members-kde4 PPA are
> incompatible with the KDE 4.2 packages since they try to install
> icons to the same locations.
> 2. Follow the Kubuntu Repository Guide
> <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Kubuntu> to enable
> /Recommended Updates/ and add the following to your 'Third-Party
> Software' tab:
> deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-experimental/ubuntu intrepid main
> 3. You can add the package signing key with this command:
> gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 493B3065 && gpg
> --export -a 493B3065 | sudo apt-key add -
> 4. Old Plasma packages are not compatible with KDE 4.2, you should
> uninstall any plasmoids.
> 5. You can now update any existing KDE 4 installation to the most
> recent version using the Adept Updater tool in your system tray.
> 6. Now log out and press Alt + E to restart X. When you log in you
> will have KDE 4.2. Enjoy.
> The answer is "Yes."
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