Using KDE3.5 and KDE4
>Now that I can use KDE4, well, it is not quite ready so I still want both
>around. My kde3.5.6 is "konstructed" on /opt/kde3.5 and my kde4 is a Debian
>Sid/experimental installation to /usr (I might have preferred ./opt/kde4 but
>did not want to compile this myself).
>...>So ... after this lengthy shpiel, to use both kde versions, the startkde
>cange the profile, not just have that env to itself. Problem is not just
>theoretically there may be more than one user up. If I say only one user at a
>time, changing /etc/profile needs root and startkde runs as user. Would a
>local .profile in $HOME override the /etc/profile in a well-behaved manner
>and should I have startkde copy the appropriate version to $HOME/.profile? Or
>is there a better answer (and should not the installation take care of
I tried this.
Logging in a tt#: console shows the $HOME/.profile was saved and honored.
The kde4 session seems to honor it.
Konsole comes up and does NOT honor this. Got it to work as /bin/bash -l which
the documentation says reads ~/.profile. Question is what path is being used
for menu items?
Clicking a link on say, an email or a bookmark brings up the OLD konqueror--at
least this one works without a hitch. The new one, well ....
Opera and Dillo are available.
Any, I got wallpaper working (not from the themes which are not honored, it
seems). Icon sizes will only change as of next login--there is no refresh
desktop and it is not necessarily refreshed when editing properties. So far,