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Ihatewindows
21st February 2013, 08:17 PM
OK. Start off by downloading the kde.repo attachment. It is modified, but it still works. You will delete it after you are finished.

kde.repo (http://fedorafiles.yolasite.com/resources/kde.repo)

Next, *AS ROOT* copy the kde.repo file to /etc/yum.repos.d/.

Make sure you are fully updated by running

sudo yum upgradeLet it update. When it is finished, run

yum --enablerepo=kde-unstable upgradeThen it should update all the KDE packages to 4.10 (after you have approved it, of course.)

Enjoy KDE 4.10!! :dance:

EDIT: For newer users to Fedora 18, I've made a script for them to run that installs KDE 4.10 for them.

Because the Forum would not allow hotlinking, I set up a page (http://http://fedorafiles.yolasite.com/) to host my file. I may use it to host more later on. ;)

The only package that you need that may not be included in Fedora is wget.

kde-install-bash.sh (http://fedorafiles.yolasite.com/resources/kde-install-bash.sh)

Ihatewindows
21st February 2013, 08:21 PM
BTW, when it comes time for KDE 5.0 beta, repeat the process.

FedoraLinuxKid
26th March 2013, 10:19 PM
Awesome! Thanks very much. Right now I am enjoying KDE 4.10. :D

DBelton
27th March 2013, 04:23 AM
Or even easier would have been to just grab it from the the Redhat/Fedora KDE SIG repo..



# kde.repo, v2.1

[kde]
name=kde
mirrorlist=http://apt.kde-redhat.org/apt/kde-redhat/fedora/mirrors-stable
gpgkey=http://apt.kde-redhat.org/apt/kde-redhat/kde-redhat.RPM-GPG-KEY
#gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-kde-redhat
skip_if_unavailable=1
enabled=1

[kde-testing]
name=kde-testing
mirrorlist=http://apt.kde-redhat.org/apt/kde-redhat/fedora/mirrors-testing
gpgkey=http://apt.kde-redhat.org/apt/kde-redhat/kde-redhat.RPM-GPG-KEY
#gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-kde-redhat
skip_if_unavailable=1
enabled=1

[kde-unstable]
name=kde-unstable
mirrorlist=http://apt.kde-redhat.org/apt/kde-redhat/fedora/mirrors-unstable
gpgkey=http://apt.kde-redhat.org/apt/kde-redhat/kde-redhat.RPM-GPG-KEY
#gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-kde-redhat
skip_if_unavailable=1
enabled=1



If you enable the kde-unstable repo, then you have KDE 4.10 for Fedora 18.

matthewjavelet
27th March 2013, 04:56 AM
This is very cool. I wish there we're repos like this to test popular DE's instead of waiting for newer versions of Fedora itself.

Going to install F18 KDE Spin and upgrade it right now, thanks a bunch guys.

DBelton
27th March 2013, 05:06 AM
It's pretty common for Fedora package maintainers to put versions out for current Fedora releases even though it won't go into the official repos until a new Fedora release.

Just look over on repos.fedorapeople.org and you will find quite a few. For example, Pulseaudio 3 is available for F18, KDE 4.10 for F18, Xfce 4.10 for F16 and F17, etc..

darkskyabove
27th March 2013, 08:29 AM
Didn't find anything recent, so:

KDE 4.10 is available from the fedora-updates repo.

Been running it for a few days. So far so good.

Demz3
27th March 2013, 08:40 AM
is this really regarded as a Guide? i dont think so. however i think DBeltons post is

Ihatewindows
3rd April 2013, 03:39 PM
is this really regarded as a Guide? i dont think so. however i think DBeltons post is

Uh, okaaay...:confused:

DBelton
3rd April 2013, 04:10 PM
Well, now that KDE 4.10 is in the standard F18 Fedora repos, this thread isn't really useful any more, anyway.

FedoraLinuxKid
3rd April 2013, 05:45 PM
It's in the standard Repos? really?

DBelton
3rd April 2013, 08:28 PM
Not really, I was a couple of days late with my April Fool's jokes.. :D

Yes, really! KDE 4.10 is in the Fedora 18 repos now... If you have KDE installed, and you do a regular yum update, you should update to KDE 4.10

matthewjavelet
4th April 2013, 02:24 PM
It's also in the F17 repos. Not sure if it made it out of updates-testing, but I've seen many 4.10 f17 packages in koji.