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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

#kde 4.4 beta safe guide to upgrade on #ubuntu #karmic

kde 4.4 is released here is a way to upgrade and then downgrade to 4.3
in a safe way (and to keep the list of installed packages)


before you upgrade is better to save your list of pachages
dpkg --get-selections > installed-software.log

then you can reinstall qt/kde packages from console if you have
problems with (revert to qt 4.5.x if you want)

Install kde 4.4 and qt 4.6
http://www.kubuntu.org/news/kde-sc-4.4-beta-2


Here is my way to revert on the old packages kde 4.3.x and qt 4.5.x

CTRL-ALT-F1

sudo /etc/init.d/kdm stop

sudo apt-get purge libqtcore4
then i did the steps from above
with
sudo dpkg --set-selections < installed-software.log
sudo dselect
and press I to install all the packages saved

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