KDE install for linux desktop plus effects

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KDE install for linux desktop plus effects

Post by jamied_uk on 18th May 2012, 21:48

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To Install latest KDE in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
[th]Terminal Commands:[/th]
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kde-standard kubuntu-desktop






If you already have KDE then enter following commands to upgrade:
[th]Terminal Commands:[/th]
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade












Or...

Alternative Install Methods Instructions (use other method 1st if that fails or if you use ubuntuĀ  then use this)!
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Step 1


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports

Step 2

sudo apt-get update

Step 3
now browse

apt://kubuntu-desktop

in firefox

press y for menu and leave default settings if unsure y = yes
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How To Find After You Have Installed?

First Login to KDE at login screen look for a Cog or Drop Down Menu!

Just go to system settings->Desktop Effects -> All Effects, then select any effect you want. Ex: Magic Lamp Smile



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Re: KDE install for linux desktop plus effects

Post by jamied_uk on 18th May 2012, 21:51

http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-to-Install-KDE-SC-4-8-on-Ubuntu-11-10-248829.shtml
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