svn commit: r42571 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Aug 22 21:33:54 UTC 2013

Author: wblock
Date: Thu Aug 22 21:33:53 2013
New Revision: 42571

  Remove mention of KDE3 from the Handbook desktop environments section.
  Modified patch from PR.  Thanks to Hendrik Lugtenburg for his patience.
  PR:		docs/181353
  Submitted by:	Hendrik Lugtenburg <hendrik.lugtenburg at>


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.xml	Thu Aug 22 20:36:35 2013	(r42570)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.xml	Thu Aug 22 21:33:53 2013	(r42571)
@@ -1581,15 +1581,6 @@ DisplayManager.requestPort:     0</scree
 	  <application>KDE</application>, consult the <ulink
 	  initiative</ulink>'s website.</para>
-	<para>There are two versions of
-	  <application>KDE</application> available on FreeBSD.
-	  Version 3 has been around for a long time, and is still
-	  available in the Ports Collection though it's now
-	  unmaintained and partially broken.  Version 4 is
-	  punctually updated and is the default choice for
-	  <application>KDE</application> users.  They can even be
-	  installed side by side.</para>
       <sect3 id="x11-wm-kde-install">
@@ -1598,12 +1589,6 @@ DisplayManager.requestPort:     0</scree
 	<para>Just as with <application>GNOME</application> or any
 	  other desktop environment, the software can be easily
 	  installed from a package or the Ports Collection:</para>
-	<para>To install the <application>KDE 3</application> package
-	  from the network, type:</para>
-	<screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>pkg_add -r kde</userinput></screen>
 	<para>To install the <application>KDE 4</application> package
 	  from the network, type:</para>
@@ -1612,29 +1597,30 @@ DisplayManager.requestPort:     0</scree
 	<para>&man.pkg.add.1; will automatically fetch the latest
 	  version of the application.</para>
-	<para>To build <application>KDE 3</application> from source,
-	  use the ports tree:</para>
+	<para>For <application>pkgng</application> users, the
+	  equivalent command is:</para>
-	<screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>cd /usr/ports/x11/kde3</userinput>
-&prompt.root; <userinput>make install clean</userinput></screen>
+	<screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>pkg install kde4</userinput></screen>
-	<para>To build <application>KDE 4</application> from source,
+	<para>To build <application>KDE</application> from source,
 	  use the ports tree:</para>
 	<screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>cd /usr/ports/x11/kde4</userinput>
 &prompt.root; <userinput>make install clean</userinput></screen>
+	<para>The first time the port is installed, a menu will be
+	  shown for selecting options.  Accepting the defaults is
+	  recommended.</para>
+	<para><application>KDE 4</application> is a large application,
+	  and will take quite some time to compile even on a fast
+	  computer.</para>
 	<para>After <application>KDE</application> has been installed,
 	  the X server must be told to launch this application
 	  instead of the default window manager.  This is accomplished
 	  by editing the <filename>.xinitrc</filename> file:</para>
-	<para>For <application>KDE 3</application>:</para>
-	<screen>&prompt.user; <userinput>echo "exec startkde" > ~/.xinitrc</userinput></screen>
-	<para>For <application>KDE 4</application>:</para>
 	<screen>&prompt.user; <userinput>echo "exec /usr/local/kde4/bin/startkde" > ~/.xinitrc</userinput></screen>
 	<para>Now, whenever the X Window System is invoked with
@@ -1684,19 +1670,8 @@ DisplayManager.requestPort:     0</scree
 	  <application>GNOME</application>, or something else) to
 	  run after logging on.</para>
-	<para>To enable <application>KDM</application>, different
-	  files need to be edited depending on the version of
-	  <application>KDE</application>.</para>
-	<para>For <application>KDE 3</application>, the
-	  <literal>ttyv8</literal> entry in
-	  <filename>/etc/ttys</filename> has to be adapted as
-	  follows:</para>
-	 <programlisting>ttyv8 "/usr/local/bin/kdm -nodaemon" xterm on secure</programlisting>
-	<para>For <application>KDE 4</application>, you have to mount
-	  &man.procfs.5; and add the following line to
+	<para><application>KDE 4</application> requires that
+	  &man.procfs.5; be mounted, and this line must be added to

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