Re: KDE on Debian 2.2 Frozen (Potato)
Andrew Weiss wrote:
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> From: Paul [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2000 3:51 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: KDE on Debian 2.2 Frozen (Potato)
> I have try to install KDE on my Debian 2.2 system and fail, I first
> tried the .deb files for ftp.kde.org but they are for debian slink.
> Next I tried the RPMs of KDE this also failed with a heap of error.
> So I downloaded the tarables of it and started compiling. So far have
> not been able to get it to compile.
> Anyone who has managed to get it install on Debian 2.2, can you please
> give me a hand on trying to get it installed on my system.
> I forced it onto potato from the storm linux distro. I did a nice
> dpkg -i --force-depends <kde-package-in-question>
> This was done due to a broken dependency checker for libstdc++2.9
> which should've been libstdc++ >= 2.9 Potato uses 2.10. Many people
> have told me that 2.10 shouldn't work, and maybe I had stdc++2.9
> installed from other sources, I recall trying to install it and it
> conflicted with 2.10 at the time... two weeks or so later after a new
> mirroring and a new CD-set I recall it went on in the oldlibs section
> just fine. But on the system that didn't have it when I shoe-horned
> it in and manually vi'ed the status file so they wouldn't be kicked
> off at the next dselect... kfm and other kde apps worked just fine in
> Windowmaker on Potato... though they look goofy in Windowmaker. All I
> need is a decent filemanager and Recycle-bin in Windowmaker and I'll
> have a complete environment... also WSoundserver needs to be built in
> to the environment rather than run separately.
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Add the line -
deb http://kde.tdyc.com potato kde contrib rkrusty
run dselect and install what you want.