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Re: When are KDE and KFCE getting updated in FC?



On Friday 08 April 2005 11:33, Gustavo Seabra wrote:
> On Apr 8, 2005 9:33 AM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-04-08 at 09:23 -0500, Gustavo Seabra wrote:
> > > On Apr 8, 2005 8:01 AM, Arthur Pemberton <dalive flashmail com> wrote:
> > > > >Actually, all you have to do is to add the kde-redhat repo to your
> > > > > yum repos and then a simple 'yum update' should do it.
> > > >
> > > > I've always been curious as to what happens when if I yum KDE from
> > > > the kde-redhat repos, what happens when it hits the fedora core
> > > > repos?
> > >
> > > AFAIK, yum checks all (configured) repos, and chooses the latest
> > > packages from whatever repo they are. In this case, 99.9% of the time
> > > the kde-redhat will have more up-to-date packages than any other (for
> > > KDE apckages, of course), so yum will updtae all to the newer
> > > versions.
> > >
> > > I actually suggest anyone who likes KDE to configure the kde-redhat
> > > repo and update the packages right after installing FC, to make sure
> > > the KDE is up-to-date.
> >
> > ... and I would suggest anybody suggesting this to seriously ask
> > yourselves why you really want and need to do this.
> >
> > "More recent" doesn't necessarily mean "better" nor "less bugs". Without
> > actual reason/cause, hanging on to packages newer than current FC is
> > basically be sense-free.
> >
> > Ralf
>
> I agree with you in most cases, but not in this one. FC developers are
> obviously prejudiced against KDE. For example, they removed the option
> to make KDE your default manager from the login screen (remeber that
> in the beggining you could select KDE and then make it default
> there?). Now, one has to learn about the switchdesk command, which is
> not mentioned anywhere. The KDE updates take a looooooong time to
> reach core repositories, and lots of KDE stuff are never made
> available there.
>
> Compare this with the gnome situation, and you'll see that the FC
> developers have a clear tendency towards gnome, and apparently no
> interest whatsoever inmaking the life of KDE users easier. So, I still
> recommend that "anyone who likes KDE to configure the kde-redhat
> repo and update the packages right after installing FC, to make sure
> the KDE is up-to-date."
>
> I would even make it bold if I could use html in this list :-)
>
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> Gustavo Seabra                 Graduate Student
> Chemistry Dept.         Kansas State University
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> If at first you don't succeed...
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I use KDE and I would like to configue this KDE-Redhat repo you mention here 
but I don't know what this is or how to configure it.Can you please explain 
it to me?


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