[kde-linux] Starting kde 4

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Feb 6 11:18:58 UTC 2008

David Jarvie wrote:
> On Saturday 9 February 2008 7:02, Tiago Maluta wrote:
>> Tiago Maluta wrote:
>> I madded a mistake, but now the problem was solved.
>> I've changed the environment variables from my user whilst the correct
>> way is change in the whole system, then I edited the /etc/profile and it
>> works.
> What I do is to edit startkde, and set the PATH in there. If you set up
> the environment variables in /etc/profile, you won't be able to run KDE 3
> sessions any more. (But remember that running KDE 4 will update
> application config files in an incompatible way so that the KDE 3
> applications won't be able to use them correctly any more. So keep a
> separate $KDEHOME for each KDE version.)

Perhaps it's best to play with KDE4 in a separate Linux install under 
VirtualBox instead?

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