On Wednesday 03 August 2011, Nigel Robbins wrote:
> My RHEL 5 system runs in a VMWare image with few packages installed and yum fails with:
> # yum install kdesdk
> Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
> There was an error communicating with RHN.
> RHN support will be disabled.
I am not really sure what RHN stands for, but I assume that is the place where
your distribution tries to get packages from. So this definitely is a Red Had
> Error communicating with server. The message was:
> Connection refused
> I then downloaded the qt and kdelibs rpms and tried installing them but there were lots of dependencies.
Resolving dependencies is the job of e.g. "yum". So sure, doing this by hand is
not the best way, but I can not really help here.
> Is there an easier way for me to install KCachegrind ?
Installing the distribution packages for sure is the easiest way I can imagine.
I have a pure-Qt version in development, which is quite stable, but not released
yet. Check the sources out from KDE SVN at
Go to qcachegrind subdirectory, run "qmake; make", and you get should get a nice,