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Building The Ultimate KDE Desktop With Arch Linux (Part 2)

Nov 13, 2009, 09:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy LaCroix)

[ Thanks to Jeremy LaCroix for this link. ]

"Make Sure You’re Up To Date
Before we go on, make sure all of the packages you have now are all up to date. If your kernel updates during this process, make sure you reboot. Execute the following command to update your system:
sudo pacman -Syu

"After that, your system should be up to date. Now, we’re ready to continue!

"GTK Integration
First, let’s take care of something that I find very annoying. KDE uses the Qt toolkit for its apps, and GNOME uses GTK+. The problem here is that if you install a GTK+ application (I am actually going to recommend a few) it will look out of place in KDE. So to fix this ahead of time, first enter the following command with Konsole: sudo pacman -S qtcurve-gtk2 gtk-qt-engine"

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