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Re: Upgrade from Woody(stable) to KDE3.1

Hi I am looking to do this upgrade...can you tell me what the "Ralf's"
source is. i.e. What should I put in my sources.list or where you are
downloading the .deb's. Thanks for the help.

Loren A. Linden Levy
481 Loomis, Department of Physics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801-3080
Tel:   217-244-7995   Fax: 217-333-1215
Email: lindenle@uiuc.edu
url:   http://w3.physics.uiuc.edu/~lindenle/

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hardware is the heart of a computer then the 
software is its soul."

    --David A Rusling from The Linux Kernel

On Sat, 8 Mar 2003, John Gay wrote:

> After several nights fetching Ralf's packages, Linux Format put KDE3.1 onto
> it's cover DVD, including sources and .deb's, so I thought I'd save time by
> installing these instead. Unfortunately, they didn't seem to be the correct
> version. After several fights with apt, dpkg and my brain, I eventually got
> all of Ralf's .deb's installed.
> As far as I could tell, Ralf's .deb's had no problem up upgrading the
> system. Once I had apt-get installed the packages listed, I then ran
> apt-get dist-upgrade to clean everything up and now I've got a shiny, new
> KDE3.1 desktop on my Woody system! It even kept all my configuration info
> like my E-Mail access for KMail, bookmarks for Konqueror and such. Thanx
> Ralf!
> So there doesn't 'seem' to be any problem using apt to install Ralf's
> .deb's onto a Woody system. Of course there were a few extra items I had to
> fetch seperately. I guess these were extra KDE3.1 packages that are not
> part of the Official KDE system.
> Of course these are the experiences of just one person. But I have
> maintained my system as a clean Woody system with only the security
> updates. Therefore this is one proven example that Ralf's .deb's cleanly
> upgrade a Woody system.
> Cheers,
>       John Gay
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