How to install KDE Desktop on Ubuntu 9.10

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This article will share how to install KDE desktop environment for Ubuntu 9.10 karmic. KDE is a desktop environmnet that is beautiful and elegant, so makes your linux be attractive. KDE is an international technology team that creates Free Software for desktop and portable computing. Among KDE's products are a modern desktop system for Linux and UNIX platforms, comprehensive office productivity and groupware suites and hundreds of software titles in many categories including Internet and web applications, multimedia, entertainment, educational, graphics and software development.

Web integrationWeb Integration
    Some benefits of KDE desktop:
  1. KWin, a powerful window manager that provides modern 3D graphical effects

  2. The Plasma Desktop Shell, a cutting-edge desktop and panels system that features productivity enhancements and online integration through customizable widgets

  3. Dolphin, a user-friendly, network- and content-aware file manager

  4. KRunner, a search and launch system for running commands and finding useful information

  5. easy access to desktop and system controls through SystemSettings, learn more

Let's install KDE desktop environment on ubuntu karmic 9.10

  1. please add the following ppa to your sources list

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/beta

  2. Update sources list

    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

  3. Here we start to install KDE desktop environment

    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade && sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

KDE Desktop EnvironmentKDE Desktop Environment
Okay, if you follow this article how to install KDE desktop on Ubuntu 9.10 step by step, your ubuntu karmic has KDE desktop now. Please comment me if you get some problems. ^_*

Comments :

10 comments to “How to install KDE Desktop on Ubuntu 9.10”
dwell said...

great tips you have, that is what i looking for. because last day my neighbor ask me to work on his PC......THANK save me
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Anonymous said...

sudo apt-get dist-uprade does not work

Joe Engressia said...

@my good friend
sorry LOL, you did command wrong:
sudo apt-get dist-uprade is not true,
should be
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

thanks 4 the visit. please comment me if you get some problems again.

Отдел said...

I can't get key from

Anonymous said...

i had manually interrupted the process while kde was being installed.any problems with that?

cleaning services said...

sudo apt-get dist-uprade does not work

Anonymous said...

Thank' s u...
I m search this post a long time

redhy said...

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Anonymous said...

its really very help full for me...thanks

coders for hire said...

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