Krita “Next” – Development releases for Fedora 23, 24, rawhide, and Epel 7 ( Centos 7 and RHEL 7 )

After Krita moved to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks, it moved from the Calligra repository to their own repository.
This calls for a new package and since my current limited time to Fedora not allow me to do everythin i want, at least i push to
do the burden of do the initial packages and testing on copr.
I called the repository Krita Next as the future for Krita before go to mainline. I will do that soon with Qt and later KDE, but this is topic for another post.

Fedora users will get it automatically when released, but i believe the large beneficial comes to EPEL 7 users that use Linux on graphic stations ( believe me, there are some ).

So, the usual place, Copr Krita Next

Remember, Krita still in alpha/beta stages, so use carefully and if possible, try to help Krita guys to debug and improve the release.
And of course, support Krita !

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  2. As a person who dnf insalled calligra-krita. Can you provide instructions for what we must do to update to 3.0? I’m still relatively new to rpm’s, repo’s etc.

    1. The following are the steps I did.
      1) Remove the previous version:
      sudo dnf remove calligra-krita
      2) Enable the copr:
      sudo dnf copr enable @kdesig/krita-next
      3) upgrade dnf (not sure if it needed, anyway…)
      sudo dnf upgrade
      4) install krita next
      sudo dnf install krita

  3. Hi.
    I’m right now uploading the 3.1.1 packages for f25 main repository. Just give some few days.

    []’s Helio

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