[Konsole-devel] Query about installing the latest Konsole on my RHEL system

Mun Johl Mun.Johl at Emulex.Com
Mon Jun 8 23:14:43 UTC 2009

Hi Matthew,

I'll take the switch to Fedora under consideration.  It definitely
sounds like a better way to go.

Best regards,


On Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 04:10 PM PDT, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
MW> Mun Johl wrote:
MW> > Hi Robert, Matthew,
MW> >
MW> > Thanks for your replies.
MW> >
MW> > My experiences (although limited) with RHEL5 have mirrored what Matthew
MW> > mentioned regarding old bits.  In a past effort to install a certain
MW> > program, as I started updating libs I dug myself such a big whole that I
MW> > had to re-install to get things cleaned up.  It turned out the program I
MW> > was trying to get running was in fact operational--but other system
MW> > utilities broke after my updates.  I've used unix for many years--and
MW> > this was my first such experience.  Sigh.
MW> >
MW> > I was hoping that maybe just updating konsole wouldn't be quite so
MW> > involved; but alas, I think I had better wait until RH supports a newer
MW> > version of KDE.
MW> You're likely to never get "latest" in RH. If you're not wedded to RH,
MW> however, there is always Fedora :-). I've been building trunk on that
MW> for quite some time; you might even get away with building only Konsole
MW> there (since you'll have recent qt, kdelibs, etc.). I believe there are
MW> also trunk snapshot RPM's for Fedora floating around somewhere.
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