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    Default Upgrade kde4.6>

    How to Upgrade KDE4.6 in openSUSE 11.2/11.3/11.4

    This was written for openSUSE 11.4. Older versions of openSUSE may encounter dependency problems when trying to upgrade.


    • Step 1: Add the repository

    Open a terminal and become su -
    Copy and paste this code with your mouse:

    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Release:/46/openSUSE_11.4/ kde46
    Code:
    zypper ref
    (a) to accept

    Older versions:
    11.3:
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Release:/46/openSUSE_11.3/ kde46
    11.2
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Release:/46/openSUSE_11.2/ kde46
    • Step 2: Switch packages

    Once the repo is added - close the terminal and open Yast > Software Management
    And do as shown here: Switch to kde46 repo

    Let that run. Then either reboot, or logout and back in. You should now have upgraded kde.


    • Step 3: Switch Packman Again

    Return to Yast > Software Management and:
    Switch Packman
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    Default Re: Upgrade kde4.6>

    Hi caf4926,

    Your update advice worked its usual magic, now running on KDE 4.6.1

    Have a great week

    Thanks!
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    Default Απ: Upgrade kde4.6>

    I have factory and it is stable. Why release?
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    Default Re: Απ: Upgrade kde4.6>

    Quote Originally Posted by stamostolias View Post
    I have factory and it is stable. Why release?
    Keep factory and see why.

    Otherwise take my advice and use the above.
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    Default Απ: Re: Απ: Upgrade kde4.6>

    Quote Originally Posted by caf4926 View Post
    Keep factory and see why.

    Otherwise take my advice and use the above.
    Thank you @caf4926.
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    Default Re: Upgrade kde4.6>

    Quote Originally Posted by ashley194 View Post
    Hi caf4926,

    Your update advice worked its usual magic, now running on KDE 4.6.1

    Have a great week

    Thanks!
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    Default Re: Απ: Upgrade kde4.6>

    Caf4926 can you plz explain whats the difference between the 2 Kde-4.6.3 repo's ?
    thx in advance

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    Default Re: Απ: Upgrade kde4.6>

    Quote Originally Posted by unnamedopa View Post
    Caf4926 can you plz explain whats the difference between the 2 Kde-4.6.3 repo's ?
    thx in advance
    Which two
    I only quote One
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    Default Re: Απ: Upgrade kde4.6>

    i ment whats the differnce between kde repo
    Index of /repositories/KDE:/Release:/46/openSUSE_11.4 kde46

    and repo
    Index of /repositories/KDE:/Distro:/Factory/openSUSE_11.4

    i use the first one but was curious about the differnce between the two

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    Default Re: Upgrade kde4.6>

    On Tue, 10 May 2011 03:06:02 +0530, unnamedopa
    <unnamedopa@no-mx.forums.opensuse.org> wrote:

    >
    > i ment whats the differnce between kde repo
    > 'Index of /repositories/KDE:/Release:/46/openSUSE_11.4'
    > (http://tinyurl.com/4g5ukm3) kde46
    >
    > and repo
    > 'Index of /repositories/KDE:/Distro:/Factory/openSUSE_11.4'
    > (http://tinyurl.com/3rhychd)
    >
    > i use the first one but was curious about the differnce between the two
    >


    KDE:/Release is stable, Distro:/Factory a development version. absolute
    bleeding edge (weekly snapshots from trunk, i think) is KDE unstable.
    Distro:/Factory is quiet stable at times; on occasion that changes though.


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