Can't find Kate in KDE packages

Scott Webster sewebster at
Sun Jun 13 17:07:04 PDT 2010

On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 2:10 PM, Hal Vaughan <hal at> wrote:
> I've found a few pages, when Googling, that reference people using Kate on MacPorts.  In one case it's a command line to run it.  In that case, they're running from /Applications/MacPorts/KDE4/, but I don't see that in my KDE4 folder and I don't see Kate as a separate package in MacPorts.  I also don't see a way to search listings of ports to see if a package provides a particular program (a file, yes, but not a program if it has a different name than the file).
> What do I need to install to get Kate on KDE4?

Kate is in kdebase, so I would assume that in macports that it is in
the kdebase4 port (for kde4, kdebase3 for kde3).

If you have kdebase4 installed you should be able to run "port
contents kdebase4" to see which files it has installed, one of which
should be the executable for kate.


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