How to Install KDE SC 4.7

After another six months of hard work, the famous KDE Software Compilation (SC) suite reached version 4.7 on July 27th, 2011. With lots of bug fixes, many new features, new applications, breath-taking effects, KDE SC 4.7.0 is composed of the KDE Plasma Workspace, the KDE Applications and the KDE Development Platform.

Today’s tutorial is for those of you who want to install KDE SC 4.7 on their Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) systems. In other words, with this guide, we will teach you, step by step, how to install KDE SC 4.7 on your existing Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) installation.

Step 1 – Add KDE SC 4.7 Repositories

Hit the CTRL+ALT+T key combination on your keyboard and paste the following command in the terminal window:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports

Enter your password when asked and hit the Enter key.

Then paste the following command in the terminal window:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2 – Install KDE SC 4.7

All you need to do now is to click the link below…

Click here to Install KDE SC 4.7

Wait a few seconds, and the Ubuntu Software Center application will appear. Click the “Install” button on the new window…

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To install the KDE SC 4.7.0 packages enter your password when asked…

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Wait for the KDE SC 4.7 packages to be downloaded and installed…

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…when the installation is over close Ubuntu Software Center and reboot the computer.

At the login screen, click on your username, go to the Session menu and select the KDE Plasma Workspace entry. Type your password and voilà… KDE4 fun on your Ubuntu desktop!

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