On Saturday 31 January 2009 05:07:18 am Martin Schlander wrote:
Lørdag 31 januar 2009 01:15:51 skrev Russ Fineman:
On Friday 30 January 2009 06:43:22 am Martin
Just read over your howto guide. Will give it a try this weekend. What
about the extra apps repo, should install first by your guide, then add
I deliberately excluded the "Extra-apps" and "Community" repos from
On the bad side, they'd add a lot of complexity to the howto - and
especially they would add complexity later when people have to switch
to avoid 4.3 beta packages, while making sure all the
repos are still of
the same "flavour".
On the plus side the "extra-apps" mostly brings svn-builds of unreleased
applications (kaffeine, k3b, koffice etc.) which are likely to do more harm
than good, in the hands of the casual users anyway. And the
repo mostly has plasmoids and plasma-themes of
So I think the "costs" greatly outweigh the benefits for most people.
But if you want them you can add them whenever you please.. before,
the upgrade, doesn't matter. Before is probably
the safest depending on
what you have already installed.
Just make sure you don't mix repositories of different "flavours"
(STABLE/UNSTABLE/Factory), or you'll be in a world of hurt.
right, I know I get confused on which repo is which. First I'll
try your approach, then I can go back to the others if I have to.
Thanks for your response.
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