[kde-linux] KDE-4.8 and HAL

James Tyrer jrtyrer at earthlink.net
Fri Apr 6 18:13:35 UTC 2012

On 04/05/2012 05:56 PM, Dale wrote:
> James Tyrer wrote:
>> I was upgrading my system (Linux From Scratch is my distro) and I find
>> that the new version does not include HAL.
>> Does KDE-4.8 have any specific requirements for HAL, or can it use the
>> FreeDesktop replacements for HAL?
>> I am not currently using HAL because trying to start it locks up my system.
> I don't think KDE has been using hal for a long time.  I actually
> disabled the thing on mine since it never worked.  Anyway, the new and
> improved tool is polkit.  So far, I have had no troubles with it.  Given
> the issues I always run into with things breaking, if it works for me,
> it should be a dream come true for you.  lol
> That info help?

Yes, thanks.

Might I ask if you found this information in some KDE documentation 

James Tyrer

Linux (mostly) From Scratch

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