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by Stevo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Package Requests / Status
Topic: REQUEST: Zim Desktop Wiki
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: REQUEST: Zim Desktop Wiki

0.68 from Debian testing is backported for our test repo. You can try it early here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1NZ29q ... 1qwvOUmlCe

Note that many packages needed for plugins are suggested, not hard depends: https://packages.debian.org/buster/zim
by Stevo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Package Requests / Status
Topic: REQUEST: Stellarium 0.12-git (testing)
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: REQUEST: Stellarium 0.12-git (testing)

Trying version 0.12.9...changing package names to stellarium-qt4 to avoid conflicts with the standard stellarium packages.
by Stevo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: MX 15/16 Repository: The CopyQ Thread
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Re: MX 15/16 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Now updated to the latest 3.5.0 release in the main repo.
by Stevo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Now updated to the latest 3.5.0 release in the main repo.
by Stevo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: CR Discussion
Topic: Packages being worked on by the Repo Team
Replies: 993
Views: 88042

Re: Packages being worked on by the Repo Team

Handbrake 1.1.1 for the test repo. Also updating libx265 and libx264 in the test repo to build it against. Will ask for the current MX 17 libx265 in the test repo to be moved to main, since VLC and ffmpeg in the test repo depend on it. Libx264 is not an issue since we don't have it in the test repo....
by Stevo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: MX17 kernels patched for Spectre &/or Meltdown? SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 95

Re: MX17 kernels patched for Spectre &/or Meltdown? SOLVED

We didn't have to patch the newer kernels, since the mitigations are built into the original kernel source and the our compilers also support the retpoline mitigation, which gets applied automatically. It seems that the newer Spectre 3 and 4 exploits have to be fixed with microcode updates, either i...
by Stevo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: Half the system stopped working after updates
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Half the system stopped working after updates

No problems here after those Debian and MX updates on four different MX 17.1 installs (two in virtual machines).
by Stevo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The Iridium-browser Thread
Replies: 5
Views: 604

Re: MX 17 Repository: The Iridium-browser Thread

Iridium Browser has been updated to 2018.5.67 for the MX 17 test repo, 64-bit only. This version is based on Chromium 67.
by Stevo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Little Help please..Installasion of USBPICPROG
Replies: 7
Views: 164

Re: Little Help please..Installasion of USBPICPROG

You can install the package early from this zip file: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1fxndw ... 2-oVwVC2Le
by Stevo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Little Help please..Installasion of USBPICPROG
Replies: 7
Views: 164

Re: Little Help please..Installasion of USBPICPROG

I've got 1.5-4 sources from its PPA modernized, some problems with it fixed, rebuilt and working on MX 17.1. Let me see if I can also build it for MX 15/16, then I can upload it for the test repo.

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