Starting with KDE 2.2.2 beta 1 cygwin installer
support is introduced, which simplifies
KDE installation very much. (For those
who don't like the cygwin installer, see the manual installation
Before you are going to start installing KDE on cygwin
make sure you have meet the Requirements.
How to install
Cygwin Net Installer, choose - Install from
Internet or Download from
Internet - and enter one of the following URL:
in the installer Add URL field and click
"Add" to add this url to the list of available
Please ensure you have selected only the above
mentioned one and go through the following
In the chooser page open the KDE 2
category and select the package(s) you wish to
download. This will automaticallly select the
additional required packages.
After you have downloaded the required packages,
install the packages (if you haven't installed
directly) through an additional start of the cywin
net installer now choosing Install from Local Dir.
At last see the post installation steps what is left to do before you can start
KDE 2.2.2 on cygwin.