[lug] Gnome-RPM

Michael D. Hirsch mhirsch at nubridges.com
Mon Mar 10 10:10:35 MST 2003

On Monday 10 March 2003 10:26 am, The Matt wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 07:30, Michael D. Hirsch wrote:
> > On Friday 07 March 2003 09:25 pm, The Matt wrote:
> > > And, of course:
> > >
> > > apt-get update
> > > apt-get upgrade
> > > &c.
> > >
> > > Frankly, I can't stand Redhat without APT.  Especially if you play
> > > around in Rawhide.  It is dependency hell in Rawhide and only apt
> > > makes it sane.
> >
> > Have you been able to apt-get KDE 3.1, yet?  I keep getting unresolved
> > dependencies.  (I don't to rawhide, just the standard 8.0 releases).
> As far as I know, you can't.  I kept trying and gave up (there could be
> an APT source out there that can do it?).  I then added Rawhide to my
> sources and apt exploded with 2 pages of dependencies.  The reason is
> that rpm is upgraded, and so breaks apt, and I have Gnome as well.  But,
> I think it will upgrade with Rawhide.

I've been trying with the KDE-RedHat project on sourceforge 
<http://kde-redhat.sourceforge.net/>.  They put their rpms out on an apt 
server and they are supposed to be for RH 8.0.  I've just not been able to 
get them to install.

> If you want to try KDE 3.1 and stay with Red Hat, I suggest Phoebe3--the
> 8.0.94 beta--and the Phoebe APT.  Frankly, I like it MUCH better.  The
> menus are now comprehendible by humanity, and I haven't noticed any
> instability[1].  But, I don't run any servers, &c. on my home box and
> there could be nasty bugs there, so YMMV.

What is Phoebe?  I haven't heard of it.



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