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Archive for the tag "kde45"

I posted new KDE 4.5.3 packages

KDE 4.5.3 Yesterday, KDE team released version 4.5.3 of the KDE Software Compilation. I have created Slackware packages for the new release. I am fairly certain that Slackware -current will be updated to this version as well, but at the moment I do not have a time frame for that. Before it gets added, I […]

Compositing hard lock in KDE 4.5

People have written about their computer locking up with KDE 4.5.x in Slackware. These locks seem to be caused by the open source video drivers that are part of X.Org. These drivers incorrectly advertise some OpenGL capabilities when the KDE compositing manager queries them. As a result, the KDE window manager tries to enable non-working […]

Here you go – KDE 4.5.2 for Slackware

KDE 4.5.2 You probably were aware that the KDE team had released version 4.5.2 of their software compilation a little while ago. I had other things to do at that time, so you did not see a package set for Slackware until now. Yesterday I talked to Pat Volkerding to see what his short-term planning […]

KDE 4.5.1 – I took the plunge

Yes! KDE 4.5.1 Packages are now available for slackware-current (32-bit and 64-bit). Read installation/upgrade instructions in the provided README file. In my previous post I wrote that I was not sure who would be building new packages for KDE, but then I decided that this would be a nice test of my new build box […]

KDE 4.5.0

KDE 4.5.0 is available! … and I can offer you packages for KDE Software Compilation 4.5.0 for Slackware-current. The 4.5.0 packages are accompanied by a README which explains the straight-forward¬† installation/upgrade steps. As always, both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are available. This marks another milestone for the KDE project with numerous improvements to the KDE […]