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Re: Install kde-desktop on existing debian install

On Sat, 08 Oct 2011 11:13:18 -0500, Harry Putnam wrote:

> Looking at what is listed like this in google: How to install KDE on
> Debian - The Debian KDE maintainers website
> I find this apparently out of date information:
> install KDE on your existing Debian system
> If you already have Debian Lenny installed and you want a complete KDE
> desktop, install the "kde-desktop" task:
> aptitude install kde-desktop

Please, people... when you cite any document/source that you've found on 
Internet also put the link you are referring to, so we can check ;-)

> But of course there some 62 pkgs with that in there name.  

That will depend on what is your current system (stable, testing, 
oldstable...) and what KDE version you want to install, but I would start 
by reading here:

5. How do I install KDE?

> Further none of them appear to be English or en, so how does an English
> speaker install a kde-desktop?

AFAICT, the default desktop pattern is US English, you will only need the 
corresponding "kde-l10n-XX" language packages to get additional 



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