Subject: Re: KDE2 and KDE3 on the same system
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: Benedikt Meurer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/20/2002 17:00:18
On Friday 20 September 2002 16:23, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> Hi all,

Hello Jan,

> I guess it's not possible to have KDE2 and KDE3 on the same system?
> Some of my users are complaining that KDE3 vehemently intercepts
> their normal behaviour (shortcuts, highlighting, printing - all
> suddenly fire up weird kde apps) and want KDE2 back -- others love
> KDE3.

Its possible. E.g. simply install KDE2 to /usr/local/kde2 and adjust 
PATH settings of the KDE2 users. You may also want to have a look at 
the KDEDIR/KDEHOME enviromnemt variables.

> -Jan

HTH, Benedikt

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