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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Running Trinity, KDE 4, and KDE 3 Concurrently

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 15:37:06 -0600
> Le 07/12/2011 18:41, Darrell Anderson a écrit :
>> Sounds like the problem then is not Amarok TDE but the Debian package
>> manager.
> Apt and Dpkg aren't to blame: they are made to upgrade packages.
> Downgrading always need some brain cells.
> The main problem is that I use an unsupported system : debian testing
> with debian-multimedia packages.
> Trinity's Debian packages are for Debian stable ; they aren't fully
> and easily installable on Debian testing.
> And Trinity's Debian packages create conflicts with
> debian-multimedia/stable, another unofficial repository they can't deal
> with.
> Since I removed all of KDE3 and KDE4 programs, I removed the origins of
> the problems that are discussed here ;-)
>> Glad you got things working. I had Amarok TDE running for more than an
>> hour yesterday.
> I'm really happy to run it again.
> But... I did some simple tests:
> * /usr/bin/kedit (from KDE3 debian/lenny) is using ~/.trinity
> * /usr/games/amor (from KDE4 debian/squeeze) stores its files in the
>   same folder. And when I start amor-trinity, it says there is a problem
>   with nekokurorc... And I have to kill it, edit
>   ~/.trinity/share/config/amorrc and restart it.
> If I could have amarok and amarok-trinity at the same time, amarok would
> use ~/.trinity.
> And if I wanted to try amarok 2.3.1 (from KDE4), it will use the same
> folder, like other KDE4 programs and it will probably break the
> configuration files of amarok-trinity.
> Maybe KDEHOME can be changed into TDEHOME for trinity's programs, so
> that /usr/bin/<KDE3-OR-KDE4-PROGRAM> uses its own folder in ~/kde or
> ~/kde4. Has it already been discussed?
> --

There is a rename project currently ongoing to deal with things like that.
 See for a list.

It looks like KDEHOME has not yet been dealt with, but will be before the
R14.0 release.

If anyone else notices items that are not on the previously-linked list
please add them in the TODO section.