Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: Alex Schuster <wonko@×××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] How to get rid of things depending on KDE4.
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 21:43:13
Message-Id: 20110918234201.12264f2a@weird.wonkology.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] How to get rid of things depending on KDE4. by "Sebastian Beßler"
Sebastian Beßler writes:

> Am 18.09.2011 23:23, schrieb Alex Schuster: > > Dale writes: > > > >> I am still working on a stable install of KDE3 for a friend. > > > > I gave up on this. I was not able to enable HAL :-) > > HAL is just on of many good reasons to avoid KDE3 and use something else > like e17 or xfce4. If KDE tools are needed then use the ones from KDE4, > they work flawless with other DE and WM
The problem were the kioslaves, without HAL, KDE3 was unable to detect and automount external media. I wanted to keep the setup, the PC is rather old and slow, but in the end I switched to KDE4. Using Sabayon Linux instead of Gentoo, in order to avoid the compiles. Wonko