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Re: KDE Issues under "Squeeze"


On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 10:49:44PM -0500, lrhorer wrote:
>         Secondly, KPackage is badly broken.  It only shows a handful of
> applications installed or available.  Synaptic or aptitude show
> thousands available and hundreds installed, of course.  What's more, I

Then use aptitude.. ;)

> no longer see how one can manage the sources in the new KDE4 KPackage. 

Feature. Just don't :-) (Personal opinion)

> In KDE3, one could not only easily manage the apt sources from inside
> the app, but also RPM repositories.  Now I don't see how to manage the
> apt sources (I can manually edit /etc/apt/sources.list, of course) or
> how to manage rpm sources, at all.

You must not install rpms on a Debian system if you need sanitiy. Besides
that installing rpms from a repos would not work because you don't have the
dependencies they require (because they're either not there, have "wrong"
package names, or simply are not recorded in the rpm database)


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