On Nov 5, 2008 8:24am, Manolis Kiagias <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
updated my ports tree and went to update kde 3.5.6. At first I did a
portupgrade on the KDE meta-port but, ironically, the only thing that
updated was the meta-port (I did a portupgrade -r too). I should also say
that I first looked in /usr/ports/UPDATING and there weren't any particular
instructions (that I could find) for updating KDE. I opened the file in vim
and searched for "kde" and "KDE." On both searches, nothing regarding the
specific update of 3.5.x to 4.x was mentioned.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
I'm using FreeBSD 6.2-p11 (yes, I've got to update). A couple days ago I
meta-port didn't update the whole thing, I'm updating individually to
3.5.10). It's having some compile time issues, something about an
identifier not existing in a particular namespace or some-such error, I've
got to look into it further. However, since I'm going through this
loathsome process anyway, would it be advisable to just do a "deinstall" of
the kde system and cd to /usr/ports/x11/kde (I think that's where it is)
and install 4.x (if that's even how to do it)? I would really prefer to run
I'm having some problems updating the kdebase package now (since the
Thanks for any help,
The Handbook has been recently updated with instructions on installing /
It is also possible to keep both versions installed (since KDE4 installs
in a different directory).
so that /usr/local/kde4/bin is before /usr/local/bin (when running KDE4).
This will prevent inadvertently running kde3.x executables in 4.x.
If you decide to go along this path, I would advise you to set your PATH
KDE4. FWIW, it worked for me but I am not a KDE person anyway (and have
only used 3.X a couple of times) and don't need most of the features of
such a desktop. YMMV.
There has been some discussion on the list concerning the usability of
That is fantastic, thanks.
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