Backports 4.2 vs. PPA 4.2

P Kapat kap4lin at
Mon Mar 2 16:23:32 GMT 2009

On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 4:19 PM, Clay Weber <claydoh at> wrote:
> On Sunday 01 March 2009 2:55:41 pm Art Alexion wrote:
>> 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.
> The packages from the experimental ppa have (mostly) been moved into
> backports so that is the one to use. At this point 4.2 packages really are
> backports from Jaunty now. I believe we may use kubuntu-experimental for
> testing out Koffice2 packages in the near future.

Ah! This is an important information, shouldn't this be posted on as updated news?

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