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

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


sudo /etc/init.d/kdm stop

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

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