On Sun, 13 Jun 2010 00:26:01 GMT, jdmcdaniel3
>There are no plans to go backwards and support KDE3 as a primary
>desktop. My suggestion is to do like I did and install KDE 4 and learn
>to shape it to work similar to KDE 3. For instance. The first thing I
>do is to right click on the desktop and change it to “Folder View”.
>Second, I have found the newer the version of KDE 4 that you can
>install, the more that all aspects of the desktop will work properly
>Finally, you do not have to get rid of all of your KDE 3 applications.
>Many work just fine under KDE 4. For instance, I still use Kaffeine
>from KDE 3, something you can easily do by adding in a couple of KDE 3
>Software Repositories. Kaffeine from KDE 3 properly supports spdif
>pass-through for Dolby Digital 5.1 and has several features not included
>in the latest Kaffeine version that comes with KDE 4. Further, I still
>love the old KPOKER and the KDE 3 Matrix screen saver. All of which
>work just fine under KDE 4.
>While you may find a way to get KDE 3 to work as your main desktop in
>openSUSE 11.2 or 11.3, it will never get primary support again under
>openSUSE. Stop swimming upstream and switch to KDE 4. You can have
>your cake (KDE 3 applications) and eat it too under openSUSE 11.2 and
Though i will hate having to pay for it the attitude expressed may drive
me to SLED 11. KDE4 is not complete and only marginally stable at 4.4.X.
Just give me notice of end of support for oS 11.1 and will copy down the
repositories before they go away.