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Preface: Courage the Cowardly Dog

I'm not a brave guy

I have installed Slackware for the first time about five months ago. For some peculiar reason, I haven’t installed KDE Plasma 5. I still use KDE 4 foor a little while.

The documentation is actually simple.

But unfortunately I read this first which is scary.

After a few months later, I search again, and successfully made it.

$ sudo slackpkg update gpg
$ sudo slackpkg update
$ sudo slackpkg install ktown
$ sudo slackpkg install-new
$ sudo slackpkg upgrade ktown
$ sudo slackpkg upgrade-all 

I’m still using openbox while doing all these above.


Config: Enable ktown

Modify /etc/slackpkg/slackpkgplus.conf to enable ktown.

PKGS_PRIORITY=( ktown )
MIRRORPLUS['ktown']=http://bear.alienbase.nl/mirrors/alien-kde/14.2/5/x86_64/

slackpkgplus: ktown

And update the GPG.

$ sudo slackpkg update gpg

Step by Step

Update

This is very common. No need for further explanation.

$ sudo slackpkg update

Install ktown

This take you to a dialog.

$ sudo slackpkg install ktown

slackpkg: install ktown dialog

Folowed by common slackpkg process.

slackpkg: install ktown process

Install new

Just another step.

$ sudo slackpkg install-new

Upgrade ktown

This take you to a dialog.

$ sudo slackpkg upgrade ktown

slackpkg: upgrade ktown screenshot

Please click image above to enlarge.

Upgrade All

Just another step.

$ sudo slackpkg upgrade-all

Switch Desktop

Now that we are done with those simple process above, we can log out, and safely login to KDE Plasma 5.

Slackware 14.2: KDE Plasma 5

Voila ! No magic required.

All I need is courage.

Conclusion

That’s all

Finally Plasma 5.

Thank you for reading


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