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Last change on this file since 7f76b96 was 7f76b96, checked in by Manuel Canales Esparcia <manuel@…>, 17 years ago

Reverted the DTD change. That don't be done untiltomorrow.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="kde-pre-install-config">
9<sect1info>
10<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
11<date>$Date$</date>
12</sect1info>
13<?dbhtml filename="pre-install-config.html"?>
14<title>KDE Pre-installation configuration</title>
15
16<para>Based on your preference, set <envar>KDE_PREFIX</envar>.</para>
17
18<para>If <application><acronym>KDE</acronym></application> is your
19desktop of choice:</para>
20
21<screen><userinput><command>export KDE_PREFIX=/usr</command></userinput></screen>
22
23<para>If you want to try-out
24<application><acronym>KDE</acronym></application>:</para>
25
26<screen><userinput><command>export KDE_PREFIX=/opt/kde-&kde-version;</command></userinput></screen>
27
28<para>Remember to execute <command>ldconfig</command> after installation
29of libraries to update the library cache.</para>
30
31<para>If you are not installing <acronym>KDE</acronym> in
32<filename class="directory">/usr</filename>, you will need to make some
33configuration changes:</para>
34
35<para>You should consider installing the <xref linkend="desktop-file-utils"/>
36package. Though not required, this package will allow you to easily use
37existing <filename>.desktop</filename> files in
38<filename class='directory'>/usr/share/applications</filename> (and any other
39locations identified by <envar>XDG_DATA_DIRS</envar>), and automatically add
40these applications to the <acronym>KDE</acronym> menu system.</para>
41
42<para>Add to your system or personal profile:</para>
43
44<screen><userinput><command>export PATH=$PATH:/opt/kde-&kde-version;/bin
45export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:/opt/kde-&kde-version;/lib/pkgconfig</command></userinput></screen>
46
47<para>Add to your <filename>/etc/ld.so.conf</filename>:</para>
48
49<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/ld.so.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"</command>
50# Begin kde addition to /etc/ld.so.conf
51
52/opt/kde-&kde-version;/lib
53
54# End kde addition
55<command>EOF</command></userinput></screen>
56
57<indexterm zone="kde-pre-install-config">
58 <primary sortas="e-etc-ld.so.conf">/etc/ld.so.conf</primary>
59</indexterm>
60
61<para>Add to your <filename>/etc/man.conf</filename>:</para>
62
63<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/man.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"</command>
64# Begin kde addition to man.conf
65
66MANPATH /opt/kde-&kde-version;/man
67
68# End kde addition to man.conf
69<command>EOF</command></userinput></screen>
70
71<indexterm zone="kde-pre-install-config">
72 <primary sortas="e-etc-man.conf">/etc/man.conf</primary>
73</indexterm>
74
75<tip>
76<para>If you prefer installing <acronym>KDE</acronym> in <filename
77class="directory">/opt</filename>, one trick to avoid the above configuration
78changes every time you install a new version is to replace <filename
79class="directory">/opt/kde-&kde-version;</filename> with <filename
80class="directory">/opt/kde</filename> and to create a symlink from <filename
81class="directory">/opt/kde-&kde-version;</filename> to <filename
82class="directory">/opt/kde</filename>.</para>
83
84<screen><userinput><command>ln -sf kde-&kde-version; /opt/kde</command></userinput></screen>
85</tip>
86
87</sect1>
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