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How do you install Kate? [closed]

asked 2014-03-30 22:16:21 -0600

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updated 2015-01-24 21:41:56 -0600

I am attempting to install KATE onto Fedora 20 using the instructions at . Everything is smooth until step 3 where I get the following error:

[root@localhost kde]# git clone git:// bash: git: command not found...

Am I copying and pasting the code improperly?

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answered 2014-03-31 05:09:02 -0600

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Is there a particular reason you need the very latest build of this from the KDE project? Fedora packagers keep their binary builds of these packages pretty up-to-date, so the official Fedora release may well fulfil your requirements.

You should be able to install Kate with your package manager, or with yum from the command line like this:

yum install kate

which will satisfy any dependencies and install a pretty new version.

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answered 2015-01-25 08:34:19 -0600

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Building Kate from Sources

This quick howto explains how to build Kate without touching your stable KDE installation. Right now, Kate’s source code is located on . To build Kate from git, you need KDE SC >= 4.8. Further, make sure you have the following packages installed: git and the kdelibs development package (and CMake).

And follow all steps to install from that thead

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answered 2016-04-10 22:09:58 -0600

FYI: You are getting is because you do not have git installed.

You can get it with:

$ sudo apt-get install git
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Nope. This would work on a Debian based system but not on Fedora. To install git run sudo dnf install git

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