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On Thu, 1 Sep 2005, Christoph Eckert wrote:
>> I had the disastrous idea of trying to update kde 3.3 to 3.4 using
>> the new split ebuilds. I tried to reduce bloat by emerging only what
>> I thought I really use. Now I have lost ALL my normal user's
> AFAIK Gentoo allows to run two KDE versions independently. ~/.kde is
> probably a symlink. Perhaps you can copy over the config files from one
> ~/.kde3.3 to ~/.kde3.4.
jorge@jmaa ~ $ ls -al|grep kde
drwx------ 4 jorge users 4096 Aug 31 22:11 .kde
drwxr-xr-x 4 jorge users 4096 Nov 24 2004 .kde3.2
drwxr-xr-x 5 jorge users 4096 Sep 15 2004 .kde3.3
-rw------- 1 jorge users 427 May 15 22:18 .kderc
-rwxr-xr-x 1 jorge users 1246 Jul 26 11:25 kde.desktop
No .kde3.4, as you see. (And I tried symlinking .kde3.4 to .kde3.3 before
posting.) When kde started the first time, the wizard
showed its face and I told it to quit (didn't want to lose my preferences,
I don't know whether copying files is a solution. Are the formats
compatible? Anyway, previous upgrades didn't have this effect.
>> (Or is it time to give up on kde entirely?)
> Oh yeah, let's flame ;-) .
Flaming is not my idea of fun, but this situation is not acceptable,
either. Of course, _maybe_ there is really some package missing...
I invested good time customizing KDE to my needs, and I simply cannot
work with crappy fonts and no keyboard shortcuts. The font of Konsole
was Luxi Mono, which I setted by editting the config file a few versions
ago, thanks to the help of someone in this list (yes, in version 3.4 it
is still impossible to chose it from the Settings menu...).