From: trey (rihaku33_at_netscape.net)
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 19:26:17 -0400
> begin On Fri, 08 Aug 2003 17:23:47 -0400, trey wrote:
>> I am interested in running KDE on Red Hat; I'm a SuSE person and love
>> KDE. (I have it installed on RH 9, but when I type 'startkde' it gives
>> me all kinds of errors. It could be the laptop. I can make it work
>> though by
> Use; 'switchdesk KDE' then 'startx'
Ahh..I knew there was something that could be done. Worked like a charm,
and now I have my beloved KDE. Although I was getting used to Gnome.
>> running kdm) Anyway, I just have a question about the Red Hat KDE
>> Project. What is apt? :)
> apt (or apt4rpm) is an RPM manager alternative from the fine Debian
> folks!! It's like the up2date service and an RPM dependency-hell problem
> resolver rolled into one application. Instead of downloading an RPM
> package and finding out you need to download some additional package(s)
> which required even more packages you simply request the package to be
> Example command; apt-get install xine
> Downloads and Installs xine along with all the dependency RPM's.
Nice. I've got it downloaded, and am about to try it with KDE. We'll see
what happens, but it looks like it will be fun to get working. Save a lot
of trouble. :) I know all too well the 'failed dependency' moans, as I
suppose anyone who uses Linux does.
Anyway, thanks a lot for the help...