Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Mar 2009 18:37 UTC
Linux After two years, the relatively popular PCLinuxOS distribution has finally put out a new major release, imaginatively called PCLinuxOS 2009.1. PCLinuxOS is a release originally based on Mandrake (now Mandriva), but which has taken on a life of its own. The distribution has one selling point (for some, at least) few other popular distributions have: it eschews KDE4 (for now).
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Compatible with Mandriva?
by testerus on Thu 12th Mar 2009 20:15 UTC
testerus
Member since:
2005-07-06

I am using KDE4 on Cooker for a few weeks, but too many things just don't work very well.
Could I use KDE3 from PCL on Mandriva? Or how difficult is it to transfer my installation to PCL? Does it have the same number of packages as Mandriva?

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RE: Compatible with Mandriva?
by satan666 on Thu 12th Mar 2009 20:26 in reply to "Compatible with Mandriva?"
satan666 Member since:
2008-04-18

Installing on Mandriva packages made for PCLinuxOS is a really bad idea. The same goes for packages made for Mandriva installed on PCLinuxOS.
I suggest you to try the Mandriva community KDE 3.5.10 package. It is not officially supported by Mandriva but is compiled for Mandriva and it is supposed to work. One place where you can find community packages is here http://mib.pianetalinux.org/miblight/repository-2/
Or you can wait for the community release of Mandriva One 2009.1 + KDE 3.5.10 which should occur about two months after the official release.

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testerus Member since:
2005-07-06

Thanks for your answer. Where did you see KDE3.5.10? I could not find it neither in http://mib.pianetalinux.org/2009.0/ nor http://mib.pianetalinux.org/2009.1/.
Why do you think there is going to be a Mandriva One KDE3 version for 2009.1? Was there one for 2009 that I missed?

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RE: Compatible with Mandriva?
by k.g.stoyanov on Thu 12th Mar 2009 22:17 in reply to "Compatible with Mandriva?"
k.g.stoyanov Member since:
2005-07-12

It have more than mandriva, and they all works!

Installed today, great release, all is working well. Waiting for this release, i returned to time, when i was searching for my distribution, and i had on my harddrive ubuntu, suse, mandriva..All I have to say, i`m happy with my new PCLOS.

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