[kde-linux] latest version download

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Wed Mar 4 03:33:32 UTC 2009

Nathan England wrote:
> Hello Hello,
> How does one gain access to the source downloads to prepare packages before 
> they are officially released? I've noticed several distros have 4.2.1 
> available now, and I cannot access the source anywhere, and frankly, I'm 
> jealous!
I presume that by "source" you mean the code.  SVN 4.2 BRANCH is 
currently reporting version number: 4.2.1.

For the latest 4.2, use SVN and download with:

	svn co svn://anonsvn.kde.org/home/kde/branches/KDE/4.2

This changes everyday and processionally some of it won't build.

You also need:

	svn co \

Note that despite the fact that: "kdesupport" is in tags that it is 
updated processionally.

Some distros are shipping stuff from ExtraGear.  You can look at it here:


Get Konqueror plugins (Tools) with:

	svn co \

Remember that ExtraGear is in TRUNK and might not be as stable as the 



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