Debian Sid Desktop - KDE

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Warning: The document is unfinished and will not be updated unless KDE goes on a diet.

Install KDE4

apt-get install alsa-base alsa-utils
useradd -d /home/james -G cdrom,floppy,audio,dip,video,plugdev -m -s /bin/bash james
passwd james
su - james
aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav
exit
alsactl -f /var/lib/alsa/asound.state store

I get annoyed with the pc speaker beeps so I disable the module. Append the following to the file /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf

# stop pcspkr from loading
blacklist pcspkr


apt-get install kde-plasma-desktop polkit-kde-1 ark gwenview kcalc kdeplasma-addons kwalletmanager ksnapshot kscreensaver okular okular-extra-backends phonon-backend-vlc vlc akonadi-backend-sqlite vlc-plugin-notify kdm virtuoso-minimal menu-xdg kde-l10n-engb kdemultimedia-kio-plugins ffmpegthumbs libpam-ck-connector kinfocenter kmenuedit enchant plasma-scriptengines libaacs0 libmtp-runtime libgtk2.0-bin kde-config-gtk-style kde-config-gtk-style-preview qtcurve qtcurve-l10n kmix
apt-get install plymouth plymouth-drm  plymouth-themes-all

Then add splash to grub config

apt-get install iceweasel flashplugin-nonfree default-jre icedtea-7-plugin
update-alternatives --config x-www-browser
apt-get install k3b libk3b6-extracodecs dvd+rw-tools vcdimager growisofs k3b-i18n
apt-get install amarok
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