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If you are using ports, dctr, you are not installing KDE, you are building it. Then installing the packages it eventually makes. KDE is very large, and it takes many hours, perhaps days, depending on the system doing the building, and a frightful amount of GB of storage. In addition, you are building and installing every dependency in the chain, some of which is used only for building, and would not be installed at all if you just installed the packages in the first place.

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