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Fri Nov 27 11:11:00 GMT 2009
On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Lisi <lisi.reisz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, Bas -
> Thanks for the suggestion. I had already dome most of it, so I tried to
> upgrade KDE with singular lack of success. ;-)
> (No. Myriam, I have not abandoned your suggestion. It is just that if this
> worked, it woul dbe simpler for me. But I shall appear on irc later when I
> am not dashing in and out.) If this doesn't work for me, that is.
> On Friday 27 November 2009 09:37:14 Bas Roufs wrote:
>> Hello Lisi and everybody else
>> >> > > Sadly, Amarok is now even worse. At least before I could
>> >> > Then something is wrong with your installation. ....
>> This morning I found a solution which might also help you if you work
>> with Kubuntu Karmic. Shortly summarised: I upgraded Amarok to version
>> 2.2.1. IN THE FRAMEWORK of a general upgrade from KDE 4.3.2 to KDE
>> 4.3.3. KDE 4.3.3. is the latest stable version of KDE and contains a
>> lot of useful bug fixes. After carrying out this KDE upgrade, I tried
>> Amarok - it works very well at my machine, the sound quality is
> How did you do this? (The upgrade bit.)
>> I have acted as follows.
>> First I went to:
>> From there, I copied this phrase - a repository you need to add:
>> deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/backports/ubuntu karmic main
>> I did so by carefully following the instructions at a page which
>> explains how to 'add a repository':
>> But of course, instead of the repository mentioned there, I added the
>> repository mentioned above.
>> Before installing the updates of that repository, but after 'adding'
>> that repository, I carried out a 'GPG key test' via a command line in
>> Konsole. See for details:
>> This test did not deliver any failures, so I went on to the next step:
>> I simply installed ALL the updates available now in that repository -
>> in order to avoid mistakes.
> Again, how did you do the upgrading? My attempts aren't being very
>> In this way, Amarok is well integrated in
>> the rest of the Kubuntu system.
> Yes - that sounds a very good idea, if I could only achieve it.
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