James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Sun Sep 21 18:03:48 BST 2003
Matt WIlliams wrote:
> Hey all,
> I've read that RedHat ships a maimed version of KDE (and many other
> things). Today I downloaded 3.1.4 RPMs from a KDE mirror. After
> uninstalling three or four packages to get qt/qt-devel installed, I got
> the new KDE RPMs installed.
> When I go to Control Center and look at the version, it reports
> "3.1.4-0.9x.1 Red Hat". Doh! It doesn't look like it's all "fixed".
> Have I "fixed" KDE on RedHat? If not, I'm tempted to get my Slack CD
> back out and install from that... any recommendations on how to get KDE
> 3.1.4 binaries?
The RedHat distos (starting with 8.0) have mangled various other packages,
so you need a RedHat specific RPM set for it to work.
I don't know where the RPMs at:
come from. But, you can also use the standard "unofficial" ones at:
These should basically be the same as if you built from source.
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