desktop app/config

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Tue Mar 3 16:22:00 PST 2009

Jean-Paul Natola wrote:
> "Jean-Paul Natola" <jnatola at> wrote:
>> Ok so I left the machine running over the weekend to install KDE,
>> And when I got in this morning it said that my disk was out of space-
>> I loaded nothing but the basic freebsd os and nothing other than kde
>> (granted its only a 10 gig drive) but that should be enough for a kde
>> desktop no? 
>>>> It may be that you need to clean-out the workspaces with 
>>>> rm -rf /usr/ports/*/*/work, and start again.
>>>> BTW I'd go for KDE3 rather than KDE4. The latter still seems to be very
>>>> fragile to me, and it needs a fairly up-to-date machine, with and a well
>>>> supported 3-d graphics card if you want the effects.
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> So I followed the instructions above, and after a few days I wount up again
> with my 6 gig slice filling up before  kde3 could install-
> I must be doing something wrong if I cant install kde 3 on a 6 gig slice?

You would be better off to install the package version of kde.

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