On Friday, April 17, 2015 12:30:37 PM Frank Steiner wrote:
So I took a look at the available repositories at
and realized that there is also a SLE_12 branch at
At this moment Antonio Larossa from SUSE is working on this repository to get
it fully available for SLE12.
However, the web page mentions that plasma is not part
of these current
releases as it is under LTS since 4.11 (whatever that means).
I think that you are mixing thisgs up here. KDE:Current offers a full KDE4
Desktop environment. Some parts of it however are under LTS (Long Term
Support). e.g. kdebase4-workspace only offers some bugfixes for its 4.11
version. kdelibs4 actually is on LTS since version 4.9. In the case of
kdebase4-workspace this can also be seen that it has version 4.11.x instead of
So I wonder if this is the right repo for installing
KDE including the
plasma desktop for SLED 12? Or is there any other repo?
What do you mean with Plasma desktop ? Is this the new Plasma5/KDE Frameworks
environment or do you mean just the KDE4 full desktop environment ?
The KDE:Current repository will remain at the versions it is now and contains
the latest KDE4 release. This repository will not be migrated to the upcoming
Are there any plans for maintaining a KDE branch for 4
and/or 5 for
SLE 12 where one would at least get important security updates for
This depends on the SLE maintainers more than on the openSUSE KDE community
team. We will include a SLE target in the repo's, but it depends if it will
fully build based on what SLE has as packages. In many situations it could be
that either dependencies are missing or that lower versions are offered.
Building the KDE environment for SLE is not the primary target of the openSUSE
KDE Community team.
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