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= KDE 4.0 Compilation Requirements =
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== Compilers ==
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<em>Compiler Requirements.</em> KDE is designed to be portable and hence to compile with a large variety of GNU/Linux, UNIX, Windows and MacOS compilers.
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However, KDE is advancing very rapidly and the ability of native compilers on various systems to compile KDE depends on users of those systems [http://bugs.kde.org reporting] compile problems to the responsible developers.
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In addition, the C++ implementation in [http://gcc.gnu.org gcc/egcs], the most popular KDE compiler, has been advancing rapidly, and has also recently undergone a major redesign. As a result, KDE will not compile properly with older versions of gcc or most newer releases.
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In particular, gcc versions earlier than gcc-2.95, such as egcs-1.1.2 or gcc-2.7.2, may not properly compile some components of KDE 3.5. While there have been reports of successful KDE compilations with the so-called gcc-2.96 and gcc-3.4 (cvs), the KDE project at this time recommends the use of gcc-3.3.1 or a version of gcc which shipped with a stable Linux distribution and which was used successfully to compile a stable KDE for that distribution.
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== Software Requirements ==
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=== Basic ===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
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|-
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! Package
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! Level
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! Description
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! Explanation
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! Modules
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.trolltech.com Qt >= 4.3]
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|style="background:red"| Required
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|| Qt is the C++ cross-platform GUI toolkit upon which the great majority of KDE is built.
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|| Qt is required by all KDE modules.
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|| kdelibs,<br> kdepimlibs,<br> kdebase,<br> kdeadmin,<br> kdeartwork,<br> kdebindings,<br> kdeedu,<br> kdegames,<br> kdegraphics,<br> kdemultimedia,<br> kdenetwork,<br> kdepim,<br> kdesdk,<br> kdetoys,<br> kdeutils,<br> koffice,<br> kdevelop
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.foo.org FooPackage]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| Foo description
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|| Foo explanation
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|| kdemodule,<br> kdemodule,<br> kdemodule
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|}
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=== Help ===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
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|-
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! Package
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! Level
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! Description
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! Explanation
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! Modules
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.xmlsoft.org libxml2 >= 2.4.8]
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|style="background:yellow"| Recommended
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|| Libxml provides an XML parser and toolkit. XML is a metalanguage to design markup languages, such as HTML.
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|| Libxml is used for reading KDE documentation. Note that even though earlier versions of libxml2 may work, versions 2.4.26 through 2.4.28 have a bug which prevents their use in KDE.
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|| kdelibs,<br> kdepimlibs,<br> kdebase,<br> kdeadmin,<br> kdeartwork,<br> kdebindings,<br> kdeedu,<br> kdegames,<br> kdegraphics,<br> kdemultimedia,<br> kdenetwork,<br> kdepim,<br> kdesdk,<br> kdetoys,<br> kdeutils,<br> koffice,<br> kdevelop
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.foo.org FooPackage]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| Foo description
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|| Foo explanation
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|| kdemodule,<br> kdemodule,<br> kdemodule
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|}
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=== Hardware ===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
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|-
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! Package
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! Level
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! Description
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! Explanation
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! Modules
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.cups.org CUPS >= 1.1.9]
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|style="background:green"| Optional
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|| CUPS (the Common Unix Printing System) is a modern printing architecture for UNIX systems.
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|| CUPS provides enhanced printing administration, printing options and usability to all KDE applications. KDE provides tools to configure CUPS.
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|| kdelibs,<br> kdebase
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.foo.org FooPackage]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| Foo description
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|| Foo explanation
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|| kdemodule,<br> kdemodule,<br> kdemodule
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|}
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=== Networking ===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
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|-
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! Package
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! Level
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! Description
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! Explanation
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! Modules
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://ppp.samba.org pppd]
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|style="background:green"| Optional
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|| Pppd is a PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol) daemon. PPP is a common protocol for connecting to the Internet via a modem.
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|| Kppp uses pppd to connect to the Internet using a computer POTS modem.
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|| kdenetwork
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.foo.org FooPackage]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| Foo description
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|| Foo explanation
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|| kdemodule,<br> kdemodule,<br> kdemodule
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|}
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=== Browsing ===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
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|-
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! Package
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! Level
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! Description
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! Explanation
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! Modules
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://java.sun.com Java >= 1.3]
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|style="background:yellow"| Recommended
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|| Java is a programming language designed for use in the distributed environment of the Internet. Since Netscape integrated Java into its browser, Java has become a popular language for websites.
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|| Some websites require the use of Java for some or all of their services. In addition, Java bindings exist for KDE which enables writing KDE applications in the Java language.
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|| kdebase,<br> kdebindings
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.foo.org FooPackage]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| Foo description
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|| Foo explanation
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|| kdemodule,<br> kdemodule,<br> kdemodule
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|}
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=== Security ===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
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|-
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! Package
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! Level
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! Description
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! Explanation
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! Modules
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.openssl.org OpenSSL >= 0.9.6]
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|style="background:yellow"| Recommended
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|| OpenSSL is a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured and Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library.
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|| KDE uses OpenSSL for the bulk of secure communications, including secure web browsing via HTTPS.
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|| kdelibs,<br> kdebase,<br> kdenetwork,<br> kdepim
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.foo.org FooPackage]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| Foo description
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|| Foo explanation
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|| kdemodule,<br> kdemodule,<br> kdemodule
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|}
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=== Graphics ===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
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|-
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! Package
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! Level
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! Description
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! Explanation
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! Modules
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://mesa3d.sourceforge.net OpenGL]
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|style="background:yellow"| Recommended
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|| OpenGL is an industry-standard API for developing portable, interactive 2D and 3D graphics applications.
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|| The 3D hardware acceleration available through the OpenGL API is used in applications ranging from graphics and modellers to screensavers and video players.
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|| kdelibs,<br> kdebase,<br> kdegraphics,<br> kdemultimedia
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://poppler.freedesktop.org Poppler]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| PDF rendering library
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|| Adds PDF support to okular
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|| kdegraphics
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.ghostscript.com/awki/Releases Ghostscript]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| PS library
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|| Adds PS support to okular
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|| kdegraphics
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://morte.jedrea.com/~jedwin/projects/chmlib libchm]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| CHM library
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|| Adds CHM support to okular
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|| kdegraphics
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://djvu.sourceforge.net/ djvulibre]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| DjVu library
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|| Adds DjVu support to okular
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|| kdegraphics
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.foo.org FooPackage]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| Foo description
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|| Foo explanation
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|| kdemodule,<br> kdemodule,<br> kdemodule
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|}
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=== Multimedia ===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
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|-
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! Package
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! Level
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! Description
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! Explanation
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! Modules
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.alsa-project.org ALSA]
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|style="background:yellow"| Recommended
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|| ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) provides audio and MIDI functionality for Linux.
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|| ALSA provides advanced audio support for various KDE multimedia and audio applications
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|| kdemultimedia
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.foo.org FooPackage]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| Foo description
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|| Foo explanation
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|| kdemodule,<br> kdemodule,<br> kdemodule
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|}
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=== Development ===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
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|-
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! Package
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! Level
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! Description
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! Explanation
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! Modules
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.alsa-project.org Subversion]
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|style="background:green"| Optional
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|| Subversion is a revision control system like CVS.
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|| KDevelop 3.0 can use Subversion to maintain a revision control repository for projects. There is also a kioslave for Subversion.
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|| kdesdk,<br> kdevelop
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|- valign="top"
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| [http://www.foo.org FooPackage]
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| style="background:yellow"|Recommended
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|| Foo description
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|| Foo explanation
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|| kdemodule,<br> kdemodule,<br> kdemodule
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|}
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