Install Xfce4 removes kdevelop & vice versa in Debian Sid.

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at
Tue Mar 6 14:52:16 CET 2007

On 3/6/07, Richard/g <richard.holt at> wrote:
> I have a conflict between Xfce4 and Kde on up-to-date
> Debian Sid.
> When installing Xfce4 (3.99.2 from Debian repository)
> apt-get wants to remove kdebase-dev, etc.
> When reinstall kdebase-dev apt-get wants to remove
> xfce4-desktop, etc.
> So, currently use Xfce4 and boot another partition to
> compile krusader. Fortunately not every day, but it is
> sort of like dual booting windows, a PITA at the least.
> Has anyone managed to get these 2 to play together?
> It seems to involve the fam utility and dependencies.
> Thanks for any ideas.  I've searched, asked in several
> places, but so far no solution.
> regards,
> Richard.

This is a packaging issue, and has nothing to do with Xfce.

Regards, Alexander Toresson

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