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    The Instructions To Upgrade Suse 8.2,9.0,9.1,9.2 To KDE 3.4


    Someone sticky this is very helpful

    These are the instructions to upgrade Suse 9.1 KDE to KDE 3.4

    This was found at a mailing list I sucribed to and could benefit anybody
    if you don't like the guide go to

    http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/feature/11504.html and replace the 9.2 with 8.2,9.0,9.1

    The ftp server is ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/
    and pick which version you have the versions that are offically supported are 8.2,9.0,9.1,9.2.

    The offical ftp servers are as followed contain the base updates
    8.2-ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_8.2/
    9.0-ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_9.0/
    9.1-ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_9.1/
    9.2-ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_9.2/

    Randall R Schulz wrote:

    > D,
    >
    > On Friday 18 March 2005 20:19, dpamar wrote:
    >
    >
    >> Can anyone send me instructions how to install kde 3.4 on suse 9.1?
    >>
    >
    >
    > + Configure the supplementary KDE release in YaST.
    >
    > - Launch YaST
    > - Select "Change Source of Installation"
    > - Select "FTP..." or "HTTP..." from the "Add" pop-up
    > - Fill in the pertinent mirror iformation. For example:
    > + FTP
    > Server Name: mirror.mcs.anl.gov (*)
    > Directory on Server:
    > /pub/suse.com/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_9.1/yast-source
    > Confirm / OK
    > - Click "Finish"
    >
    > (*) Choose a mirror suitable to your geographical location. Look here to find one: <http://www.novell.com/products/linuxprofessional/downloads/ftp/int_mirrors.html>. You might have to experiment with different mirrors to find one that gives good performance. And don't forget that in the period shortly following a major release like this, load on the mirror servers can be very high. It took me three hours to download the KDE 3.4 upgrade packages two days ago.
    >
    > Now you'll be back in YaST's Control Center.
    >
    >
    > + Select YaST Install and Remove Software.
    > - Select "Package Groups" from the "Filter" pop-up.
    > - Choose the "zzz all" group (last in the list)
    > - From the Package menu select:
    > "All in this List -> Update if newer version available".
    > - Select "Search" from the "Filter" pop-up.
    > - Search for "cyrus-sasl"
    > - From the list of packages found, select for installation
    > all except cyrus-sasl-devel.
    >
    > Start the installation. You have a lot of data to download, so you better have a high-speed connection and I'd just find something else to do while the download and installation proceeds. If your network connection is not reliable, I'd find another way (a topic for another note).
    >
    > Once the installation has completed, log out and back in.
    >
    > You should have KDE 3.4.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >> -D
    >> PS : I'm new to Linux and Suse.
    >>
    >
    >
    > Welcome and good luck!
    >
    > Feel free to ask for clarification. (And please don't be alarmed if I cannot respond for a few hours. I'm moving my system into a new case, and there's lots of careful work to do. Mostly likely others can help you, too.)
    >
    >
    > Randall Schulz
    >
    >
    >
    Thanks Randall. Your instructions for upgrading to kde 3.4 is very clear. I successfully upgraded to kde 3.4 on my SuSe 9.1. I had to make one minor change to the directory on server. Here is the new path

    Directory on Server:
    /pub/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_9.1/yast-source


    -Deepa

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    I did the update yesterday with some other instructions but it all works the same i guess. Good guide though. Not that hard to update thanks to yast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crashmaster007
    I did the update yesterday with some other instructions but it all works the same i guess. Good guide though. Not that hard to update thanks to yast.
    Did you do it through a externel hardrive if so how

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    Um...

    When you go to install and it asks to install about 17 other things, can you just click "Ignore All"? Or do you need these updates?

    *edit* Sorry, I just noticed the topic underneath...that's cuz this was one of the topics I found when searching about this on Google

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