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Hello. I have downloaded XFCE 4.2.0 from linuxpackages and verified the md5sum. Im a bit puzzled on what to do next. Im guessing this is not going to be as ...
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    XFCE 4.0.5 to 4.2.0 ???


    Hello.

    I have downloaded XFCE 4.2.0 from linuxpackages and verified the md5sum. Im a bit puzzled on what to do next.

    Im guessing this is not going to be as simple as "installpkg XFCE <whatever>" stopping X then starting it again.

    I know this is a big ask but i cant seem to find a slack specific guide for this so, how would i go about this??

    Also, would it be possible to add xfce 4.2 to the xwmconfig menu and remove the old one?

    Thanks much

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    You could just do upgradepkg xfce..... that will upgrade 4.0.2 to 4.2

    Personally I downloaded the installation wizard from ocillation ( http://www.os-cillation.com/article.php?sid=43 ) and installed it using that. brfore installing I removed the xfce on my system (through pkgtool) then just ran the 'xfce4-4.2.0-installer.bin' file (as root of course).

    worked for me.
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    Thanks much.

    I posted before I heard slack 10.1 was out. Seen as though I have only had 10.0 installed for a few days and i have a T3 line here at uni im going to upgrade to 10.1

    Thanks tho.

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