[kde-solaris] KDE, Solaris and the Solaris Companion CD

Brian Foddy brian.foddy at nwa.com
Fri Feb 16 19:53:02 CET 2007

For someone who has let their KDE desktop go badly out of date,
can someone point me to a current download mirror for Stefan's latest
versions on Solaris 10.

Stefan Teleman wrote:

>Well, the cat is out of the bag, so i might as well own up to it: i
>very recently started working for Sun Microsystems. I am very happy
>about that, since I can now focus on doing what I love doing, which is
>software and systems.
>I will be working on Solaris' F/OSS software packages, for both the
>SFW and the Companion CD consolidations, and not only on KDE, but also
>on KDE's dependencies and required libraries. This means many other
>libraries and packages, many of which are shared with JDS/GNOME.
>This means that, KDE 3.5.5 will be on the Solaris Companion CD, along
>with its dependencies and requirements. It also means that, in a
>definite and foreseeable future, you will no longer have to deal with
>the hideous packaging of /opt/fsw4sun. :-) And KDE e.V will no longer
>have to host that thing on their servers' hard drives.
>So, KDE Solaris is alive and well, and now even at Sun!

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