9.04: is KDE 4.2 ever making it to 8.10?

Billie Erin Walsh bilwalsh at swbell.net
Sat Jan 31 14:47:58 UTC 2009


Art Alexion wrote:
> On 01/29/2009 Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
>   
>> Why they put the new KDE in PPA is beyond me but they did. Just because 
>> it's there instead of somewhere else doesn't mean it's not going to 
>> "make it to 8.10". It _IS_ the KDE 4.2 release that's there. It's not a 
>> beta or an rc.
>>     
>
> Wrong, The 4.2 in the PPA is really 4.1.96.  To confirm in any app, just 
> do Help|About KDE...
>
> Users of other distros with the real 4.2 confirm major bugs in 4,1,96 
> that are fixed in the real 4.2
>
>   
Opening Dolphin and clicking on "Help > About KDE" returns this:

K Desktop Environment
Version 4.2.00 (KDE 4.2.0)


I see nothing about 4.1.96 anywhere.


Kubuntu 8.10 updated from the PPA.




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