Installing KDE

During the installation, you were given the option of installing KDE and making it your default desktop. If you elected to use this option, there is nothing else you have to do. If you didn't, you will need to install KDE first. The latest version of KDE is available as a port in the directory /usr/ports/x11. (At the time of this writing, it is /usr/ports/x11/kde3.) Refer to Hour 6, “Adding and Removing Third Party Software,” for information and details on installing software from ports.

KDE is a very large download. On a 56KB modem connection, it will take several hours. Also, it takes a long time for KDE to build from a source: ...

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