Getting Started/Build

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Getting Started/Build

Here you will find instructions for compiling and installing KDE from source and suggestions for when compilation doesn't go so smoothly.

Building The Source

KDE 3.5 (Stable version)
Instructions for installing the latest stable KDE 3.5 release.
KDE 4 (Unstable version, trunk)(Simplified Chinese version)
Instructions for installing the latest and greatest KDE development source code.
KDE 4 Alpha 1 (3.90.1)
Instructions for installing the KDE 4 development Alpha 1 release from tarballs.
Old Versions
Instructions for building older KDE versions.
Coexisting Versions
Directions to build multiple KDE versions on the same machine simultaneously.
Help with errors and other questions you might have.

Further Links

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