Re: install kate (4.13.1 , testing) in debian stable
Am Donnerstag, 26. Juni 2014, 18:54:50 schrieb sppmg:
> Hi all
> I want install kate 4.13.1 in debian stable, but the kde is 4.8 in
> debian stable .
> I followed kate official tutorial (http://kate-editor.org/get-it/) ,and
> get source by git and apt-get source.
> but I always get 4.8 version kate after compile.
> Why ? And what can I do ?
You need to tell your KDE session to look into the directories where you
compiled kate too. I install compiled stuff to /usr/local and use a quite
minimal approach that with KDE Runtime 4.11 and back then KDE Applications
4.12 base install, now 4.13 works for me to testing master branch of KDEPIM
and Akonadi related stuff.
martin@merkaba:~/.kde/env> cat kdedirs.sh
if [ -z $KDEDIRS ]; then
if [ -z $QT_PLUGIN_PATH ]; then
There are guides for setting up a KDE development environment on
techbase.kde.org. I suggest you read those.
Alternative upgrade to Jessie/Testing:
martin@merkaba:~> rmadison kate | cut -c 1-70
kate | 4:4.4.5-1 | squeeze | amd64, armel, i386, ia64, kfreebsd-amd6
kate | 4:4.8.4-1 | wheezy | source, amd64, armel, armhf, i386, ia64
kate | 4:4.13.1-2 | jessie | source, amd64, armel, armhf, i386, kfre
kate | 4:4.13.1-2 | sid | source, amd64, armel, armhf, hurd-i386,
Yes that is testing and there might be issues at times, but in generally I am
Also note that this question is not really Debian specific but upstream
related. And that there is a debian-kde mailinglist for KDE specific things on
Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald - http://www.Lichtvoll.de
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