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install kde4 and not plasma5

Started by reup, August 07, 2015, 02:22:56 PM

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reup

hello,

I am using sparky for some time and last I did a 'apt-get update-upgrade-dist-upgrade' I end up with plasma5, this I dont want and am trying to revert to kde4

I have removed all kde and plasma package (apt-get remove 'kde*' 'plasma*') then install kde-full and I am back with plasma5.

any idea what I should do to block plasma and keep kde ?

thx

reup

pavroo

I don't think you can do it using Sparky/Debian testing.
The transition is in process so it can be difficult to downgrade KDE now.
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reup

that is sad, I dislike plasma, also it is not complete yet,
many things are missing, specially the possibility to me it look as I like.
one of the great think about KDE is the multiple settings, plasma is missing all this  for now

anyway, thanks for your time and your reply.

paxmark1

Yes, sadly.  One option for tracking KDE in testing and sid is (was) the repo in Siduction called kdenext maintained by Santa.  However KDE is extremely tied into C++ and it will be weeks before the libstdc++6 transition is finished. 
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