On Wednesday 25 January 2012 23:38:19 John5342 wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 22:08, Rex Dieter <rdieter(a)math.unl.edu> wrote:
> > With kde-4.8.0 to be officially released any minute/day now, and to
> > forestall the deluge of questions like
> > * How do I get kde-4.8.x for f16
> > * When will kde-4.8.x be released for f16
> > and help get things tested, I threw together a (hopefully temporary)
> > backports repo,
> > http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/rdieter/kde48/
> > similar to what we did with f15/kde47
> > It contains just the minimal builds needed to get up and running with
> > kde-4.8.0 (as opposed to kde-unstable repo that has other stuff like
> > calligra).
> > Hopefully, this will lower the bar and make it easier to use, and get
> > folks using and testing it. Oh, and to answer question 2 above, well
> > have to wait and see how testing goes. Please do give feedback.
> Thanks for the great work. Had kde 4.8 installed and running since
> just before this announcement (updated from 4.7.9x) and all is working
> great with no problems to report so far.
> We do however seem to be missing a couple of bits i was hoping to try
> * ksecretsservice (an alternative and eventual successor to kwallet
> that is desktop agnostic). I haven't looked properly at this but i am
> guessing it requires a new package.
> * kde-telepathy 0.3 was released together with kde 4.8. 0.1 as
> currently packaged isn't a substitute for kopete for me but 0.3 is
> sounding much better. Unfortunately they seem to have done a bit of
> refactoring and renaming upstream so it might be more complicated than
> a simple bump of each component.
> If any help is required with regards to packaging and/or reviewing any
> of the above i have some quiet time next week...
> Thanks again to all involved for bringing fast efficient updates.
I'm running kde-4.8 as part of Rawhide. Everything is very fast. Thanks for
the great work! There is just one weird issue with Amarok 2.5.0. At the
of the context panel are the buttons (Current Track, Lyrics, Wikipedia and
Settings) missing. No errors in .xsession-errors. I've tried it with a new
user with the same result. In Fedora 16 (same Amarok version) the buttons
Did anyone else have seen this.
Btw. In Fedora 17 I've still a few 4.7.97 packages: kdebindings-*,
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