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Old 05-02-2013, 05:43 AM   #31
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I'll be thinking of you guys and gals when I upgrade to a stable Wheezy.
I got impatient and just upgraded to Wheezy. Everything looks good so far. One thing that does surprise me though is that I still have OpenOffice. I assumed it had been replaced by LibreOffice, but both are in Wheezy's package list. Interesting.

And the new screen at the beginning of the boot sequence is cool.
 
Old 05-02-2013, 07:23 AM   #32
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You have to do LO on your own it only comes as default on fresh install.
 
Old 05-02-2013, 09:20 AM   #33
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Looks like May 5th target will be met for Wheezy:

Release-critical bugs status
Thu May 2 12:00:00 UTC 2013

for distribution(s): all

Total number of release-critical bugs: 6
Number that have a patch: 1
Number that have a fix prepared and waiting to upload: 0
Number that are being ignored: 0
Number concerning the current stable release: 1
Number concerning the next release: 6
 
Old 05-02-2013, 11:59 AM   #34
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For those who are going to keep wheezy, should they add proposed updates to /etc/sources.list?
 
Old 05-02-2013, 12:59 PM   #35
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If I understand you correctly, you're talking about recent updates to some packages to packages for TESTING (currently called "wheezy"). Since TESTING has been frozen for a while, this means that recent packages contain only bug fixes and not new features. If you want to stay with STABLE and not track TESTING then be sure that your repos in your sources list file are labelled as "wheezy" or "stable" and not "testing"
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Old 05-02-2013, 01:29 PM   #36
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My question was if a person is going to stick with "wheezy", of course they will change all lines to wheezy, but after the change willthey also have to enable "Proposed Updates". I myself will not be sticking with stable so it doesn't apply to me, but just a question.
 
Old 05-02-2013, 01:38 PM   #37
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after the change willthey also have to enable "Proposed Updates". I myself will not be sticking with stable so it doesn't apply to me, but just a question.
To be honest, Eddy, I've never heard of "Proposed Updates". I use aptitude exclusively for all my updating and have never come across that item. So I have no idea what the answer is.
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Old 05-02-2013, 01:51 PM   #38
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To be honest, Eddy, I've never heard of "Proposed Updates". I use aptitude exclusively for all my updating and have never come across that item. So I have no idea what the answer is.
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They aren't used in testing they are only for stable,but I never stuck with stable.

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Old 05-02-2013, 01:55 PM   #39
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Thanks Eddy. That explains my ignorance. I once used stable (potato or woody; I forget now) for about 4 days. Didn't care for it at all and switched to testing. Been there ever since.
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:33 PM   #40
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The xfce 4.10 problem is that some packages in experimental are not yet compiled with the new lib versions (the panel lib and garcon if i remember correctly are not compatible with the 4.8 api) introduced in it.

You have to compile the panel plugins, orage and maybe some more yourself. I did that and have absolutely no problems with 4.10.

Also, thunar 1.6 is very much improved compared to 1.2, with tabbed support, now sees all attached devices/network mounts + it can do network bookmarking very easily. Pretty much everything that was missing feature wise is in there now.
I had the whole 4.10 on a "play" install. The new panel is neat but I don't need any functionality improvements over the 4.8 version so I haven't fooled with it on any other installs.

Thunar 1.6, on the other hand, I have on all testing and sid installs. It is just too great not to use.
 
Old 05-02-2013, 07:36 PM   #41
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As of 6:00 UTC this morning there were 6 bugs remaining to be squashed. Jessie is almost in sight.
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I am getting very antsy.

My wife uses Stable and is kind of leery of testing. She has been using Wheezy for a month now because she HAD to have the newer GnuCash. Stable enough for her.

I want Jessie.
 
Old 05-03-2013, 12:27 AM   #42
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I am getting very antsy.

I want Jessie.
As Ian Murdock once said, "ask, and you shall download!" Are you busy next Sunday?
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:33 AM   #43
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Where can you find out what Jessie"s new features will be?
 
Old 05-03-2013, 12:42 AM   #44
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Where can you find out what Jessie"s new features will be?
Unity and Internet Explorer. (I wish this board had a twisted evil icon.)
 
Old 05-03-2013, 01:24 AM   #45
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Proposed-updates is the repo for fixes, prior to them being released to the general stable main repo as a 'point release'.
 
  


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