< Get Involved | Quality | BetaRevision as of 07:44, 26 May 2012 by D ed (talk | contribs) (→Using Project Neon)(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff) Contents 1 Installing 4.9 beta 1 with your distribution packages 1.1 Slackware 1.2 Arch Linux 1.3 Gentoo 1.4 Fedora 1.5 Kubuntu 1.5.1 Using Project Neon 22.214.171.124 Installation 126.96.36.199 Running 2 Compiling the sources Installing 4.9 beta 1 with your distribution packages Slackware The packages will be obtainable at http://alien.slackbook.org/ktown/ The instructions for usage will be posted on http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/ Arch Linux There is a dedicated [kde-unstable] repository. This repo only contains KDE/Calligra beta releases (and their unstable deps); when the stable version is out, the packages are removed. Installation steps are at: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/KDE#Official_kde-unstable and https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/DeveloperWiki:KDE#Users In case you want to test Pairs alone, you can use the package from aur 'pairs-git': http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=56310 Gentoo Provides scm versions (ebuilds) for master/trunk & stable branch, betas and rc's in an extra repository (overlay). Detailed install instructions can be found here: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/desktop/kde/kde4-guide.xml Fedora There is an unofficial kde-unstable/kde-testing and a kde-stable repo maintained by Rex Dieter - the place where the newest bits come for already released stuff. But Fedora Rawhide is always the first place for all builds. Kubuntu Using Project Neon Project neon will install the latest version of KDE *alongside* your current installation. This has the advantage that your main system is not upgraded, but does require a significant more amount of disk space. Note that project neon runs with a different KDE config directory so your settings will not be transferred, this means original settings will not be affected. Installation First add the project neon repository: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:neon/ppa Then upgrade apts list of packages sudo apt-get update Finally install project neon: sudo apt-get install FIXME FIXME FIXME. Running When at your login screen, click the blue arrow to select your Session, here select "Project Neon". To revert back to your original stable KDE setup, select "KDE Plasma Workspace" at the login screen. Compiling the sources Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/index.php?title=Get_Involved/Quality/Beta/InstallingBeta1&oldid=21097" Category: Testing Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.