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KDE maintenance: 4.4.1 is out

I wrote about it – deeply nested inside the comments section of a previous post – but it needs its own place in a separate post:

KDE SC 4.4.1 (first maintenance release for the 4.4 series ) has been made available and the Slackware packages can be found at http://alien.slackbook.org/ktown/4.4.1/

Again, I have made 32-bit as well as 64-bit packages. The “dependencies” have not changed since KDE SC 4.4.0, so there is nothing new or changed in the /deps/ directory. Read the README in the topdirectory for full installation/upgrade instructions, or look for my older http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/its-been-released-kde-sc-4-4-0/ post.

Note that you have to be running Slackware-current (not older than 02-march-2010) or lots of things will break!

Also note that this fixes some issues with  the previous KDE 4.4.0 packages – some of those had not been rebuilt on 02-march-2010 which resulted in a broken keyboard layout configurator and kopete’s Windows Live plugin.

So, the upgrade is warmly recommended if you are running my 4.4.0 packages right now!

Eric

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Comment from gegechris99
Posted: March 4, 2010 at 23:24

Thank you Alien Bob for this release.

I just hope that I’m not the only beneficiary of your great work on the KDE 4.4 series :)

Comment from gegechris99
Posted: March 4, 2010 at 23:25

Thank you Alien Bob for the great work on the KDE 4.4 series.

Comment from escaflown
Posted: March 5, 2010 at 14:40

Thanks Eric. I noticed that it is not possible to change the deskop theme. I can’t remember if that was the case with version 4.4.0 too.

Comment from Sub
Posted: March 5, 2010 at 19:35

Another great release, build scripts also available :-). Thanks Eric!

Comment from JK Wood
Posted: March 6, 2010 at 07:59

Thanks so much, Eric! As a token of appreciation, I’ve mirrored this release at http://slaxer.com/ktown/4.4.1 in an attempt to help out your bandwidth some. It should also provide better speeds in most cases.

Comment from walecha
Posted: March 12, 2010 at 08:44

ouw, whatta great news. i have been waiting your build for 4.4.1 released. right now i’m using your 4.4.0 build on my slackware64-current. so far so good. thanks for the hard work.

@JK Wood: thanks for the mirror. i guess i have been using eric’s bandwidth to much 😀

Comment from ArTourter
Posted: March 14, 2010 at 00:17

Are we going to have 4.4 in slackware for the next release or are we sticking to 4.3 for that one?

Comment from zbreaker
Posted: March 25, 2010 at 19:26

I bit late I guess but indeed a big thanks for the KDE packages Alien Bob! Both the distro and the people behind it are simply the best.

Comment from Steven Marks
Posted: April 25, 2010 at 06:22

Greetings Eric – thanks a million for all of your work in the Slackware community. I was grabbing the KDE 4.4.2 packages around midnight -0600 GMT Sunday o4.25 when the FTP server began acting irregular. I was unable to retrieve the packages with my gui client, think i’ll fallback to cli. thanks again.

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