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Re: package names for .deb files

On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 04:19:43PM +0800, Tim&Pep wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to install kde on my system (running potato) using apt-get.
> According to the install manual at kde.org, the names of the tar
> packages are kdebase, kdesupport, kdelibs, etc. So I tried those names
> with apt-get. I have discovered so far that to get the libraries one
> must write:
>             apt-get install kde-libs.
> (i.e. there's a hyphen that's not mentioned in the manual.) I have
> successfully installed these libraries, and I'm now working on kdebase,
> which also seems to be working, but what are the names of the other
> packages? I've tried apt-get install kdeutils for example and I'm told
> there's no target candidate. I'm given names of other packages that
> replace these names, but the list is long. Aren't they consolidated
> somewhere in a fashion similar to the tar files?

I'm really curious how that apt-get line worked...there is no package called

have you tried apt-get install task-kde ...or even better...have you tried
using a front end to apt like dselect...


Ivan E. Moore II
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