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    Update KDE

    I got KDE 3.4 on a cd.How can I update?I v been searchin the web but I couldn't find any directions...I think this should be one of the IMPORTANTS how-to's.

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    I would assume
    make install

    which distro?
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    I beleve KDE has now made a prog, "konstruct", which (i think) helps you out and provide an easy way to manage the config + make + make install for you.

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    I have all the rpm's.I don't think I can do ./configure...
    I don't remember exactly but I think u put all the rpm's in a folder then u go on level 3 and then in that folder u give rpm -something that I don't remember.If anyone knows the command that would b helpfull....

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    What distro are you using? There may be an "easy" way to do could use YaST in Suse, for instance, and I think you can use urpmi for Mandrake (not sure about that one, though).
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    I used pkgtool in slackware, easy and quick.

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    If it's RPM's, you can probably install them by pressing ctrl+alt+F2, then log in as root, then type this command:
    rpm -Uvh *

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