[Konsole-devel] Query about installing the latest Konsole on my RHEL system
mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Jun 8 23:09:37 UTC 2009
Mun Johl wrote:
> Hi Robert, Matthew,
> Thanks for your replies.
> My experiences (although limited) with RHEL5 have mirrored what Matthew
> mentioned regarding old bits. In a past effort to install a certain
> program, as I started updating libs I dug myself such a big whole that I
> had to re-install to get things cleaned up. It turned out the program I
> was trying to get running was in fact operational--but other system
> utilities broke after my updates. I've used unix for many years--and
> this was my first such experience. Sigh.
> I was hoping that maybe just updating konsole wouldn't be quite so
> involved; but alas, I think I had better wait until RH supports a newer
> version of KDE.
You're likely to never get "latest" in RH. If you're not wedded to RH,
however, there is always Fedora :-). I've been building trunk on that
for quite some time; you might even get away with building only Konsole
there (since you'll have recent qt, kdelibs, etc.). I believe there are
also trunk snapshot RPM's for Fedora floating around somewhere.
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