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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.