Backports 4.2 vs. PPA 4.2

Art Alexion art.alexion at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 20:20:00 UTC 2009


On Sunday 01 March 2009 15:44:39 Jonas Norlander wrote:
> 2009/3/1 Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>:
> > Now that 4.2 is in both the backports and the ppa, which is better to
> > use?
> >
> > If backports are preferred and one has been using the ppa, is there
> > anything that needs to be done, other than removing the ppa from
> > sources.list?
> >
> > I notice that kadressbook in the ppa is version 4.1 which was very buggy
> > even though kontact is 4.2.  is kaddressbook 4.2 available for kubuntu,
> > or is this only being implemented in mandravia and others?  If so, how do
> > I force the install?
> >
> > Thanks.
>
> Was just looking for a package in the kubuntu-experimental and there
> is only 16 packages left there
> (https://launchpad.net/~kubuntu-experimental/+archive/ppa). It looks
> like they have removed all KDE 4.2 packages from the experimental or
> is it another PPA you refering to?
> When the KDE 4.2 packages was added to backports I had to deactivate
> the experimantal PPA as I got a lot of errors.

Thanks.  That is what I will have to do as it seemed to work for Alvin as 
well.

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