No KDE 3.3 from Mandrake?

mmodem00 at
Tue Sep 7 05:52:41 BST 2004

On Monday 06 September 2004 10:50, John Layt wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Sep 2004 11:06, Shurajit Gopal wrote:
> > Hello!
> >
> > I am trying to upgrade the KDE 3.2 to KDE 3.3 on my Mandrake Linux 10.
> > I visited  but on
> > all the FTP sites I see only  Connectiva, Debian, SuSe, Yoper, Contrib
> > and SRC folders.  I don't see one for Mandrake.  Which one of those
> > folders would be most compatible with Mandrake Linux 10?
> No official rpms until after the release of 10.1 in the next month or two,
> they claim to not have the time to do both at once.  Got to wonder where
> all that Club money went to...
> A dude known as Thac has produced a set that work pretty well, you can find
> them at, use KGet to choose the packages
> you need (kde, arts, qt, etc).
> Just be warned it's not a straightforward upgrade, you need to uninstall a
> few kde packages first, such as some -util packges, and Quanta (now in
> kdewebdev).
> It also depends on having the XOrg version of X11 installed, which involves
> uninstalling XFree by brute force on the command line.  Alternatively, you
> can force it to still use XFree, but again it's a command line thing and
> you then loose some advanced keyboard functionality.
> Just be kind on his bandwidth, and don't download unless you are capable of
> resolving the dependency issues.
> John.
> P.S.  Oh, yeah, he doesn't seem to have KDevelop yet...
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At this moment im writing from another computer because in the computer i 
installed kde-3.3.0 (thac rpms), the keyboard stops working, and also if 
clicking in some icons applications like for example rpmdrake, doesnt run the 
app, is needed to write the command in the console to run.
Any help?
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