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Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 13)

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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#51 Post by Stevo » Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:42 am

Wow. I tried to make the packages compatible with upstream Debian, and suspect people have been using them, but this is the first report of any installation. Thanks!

Pipelight at first only supports Silverlight 5.1, so the full Adobe Flash installer has to be downloaded, then run "pipelight-plugin" in a terminal to get a help screen, which should be fairly easy to understand.

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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#52 Post by Silent Observer » Thu Jun 12, 2014 6:14 am

Hmm. I thought I posted a reply; I still get a message about a "held broken package" when I try to install pipelight on antiX 13.2 64-bit testing. It certainly isn't "just working" as it did for kmathern. I would have presumed that all my packages were newer than those pipelight requires (i.e. it ought to work), if it works in wheezy, and I've been trying to follow the jessie installation instructions. I'll have time tonight to try again, using kmathern's steps; I'll paste in the error messages I get.
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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#53 Post by Stevo » Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:45 am

if it works in wheezy, and I've been trying to follow the jessie installation instructions.
I recommend following kmathern's example, not the instructions from the Pipelight page. The mepiscr builds of pipelight and wine have differing dependencies from those in the PPAs.

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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#54 Post by Silent Observer » Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:10 pm

Stevo wrote:
if it works in wheezy, and I've been trying to follow the jessie installation instructions.
I recommend following kmathern's example, not the instructions from the Pipelight page. The mepiscr builds of pipelight and wine have differing dependencies from those in the PPAs.
I'm about to do exactly that -- I was running out of day last night when I saw his version of the installation.
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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#55 Post by Silent Observer » Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:26 pm

Okay, here's what happens when I try to install pipelight kmathern's way. First, I used Synaptic to disable the mepis11cr repos and the pipelight-specific one, leaving the mepis12cr repos enabled (I find doing this in Synaptic easier than editing multiple .list files). Next, I verified I had checkaptgpg (I did), and ran it:

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 checkaptgpg

Checking antix.daveserver.info_testing_dists_testing_InRelease
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking dl.google.com_linux_chrome_deb_dists_stable_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking duinsoft.nl_pkg_dists_debs_Release
*** No GPG Release signature found.


Checking ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_testing_InRelease
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_repo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
*** No GPG Release signature found.


Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_testrepo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
*** No GPG Release signature found.


Checking security.debian.org_dists_testing_updates_InRelease
    Good GPG signature found.
So, apparently there are no gpg release keys for the mepis12cr repos...

I've installed unverified packages before, it does work, it's just a potential security risk, and I'm willing to trust the Mepis repo maintainers. So...

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apt-get install pipelight -s
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 pipelight : Depends: pipelight-multi but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
As far as I know, I don't have any held packages in antiX, broken or not. But let's try installing pipelight-multi (which, I gather, is actually what I need to run anything other than Silverlight):

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apt-get install pipelight-multi -s
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 pipelight-multi : Depends: wine (>= 1.7.19) but it is not going to be installed or
                            wine-compholio (>= 1.7.19-1~) but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
Working back down the dependency tree:

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apt-get install wine
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 wine : Depends: lib32asound2 (> 1.0.25) but it is not installable
        Depends: libgphoto2-2 (>= 2.4.10.1) but it is not installable
        Depends: libgphoto2-port0 (>= 2.4.10.1) but it is not installable
        Depends: libgphoto2-2:i386 but it is not installable
        Depends: libgphoto2-port0:i386 but it is not installable
        Depends: libopenal1:i386 but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
Well, how about wine-compholio?

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apt-get install wine-compholio
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package wine-compholio is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'wine-compholio' has no installation candidate
I have to presume this string of failed dependencies is because the Mepis 12 versions of wine, wine-compholio, pipelight, and pipelight-multi aren't compatible with Debian testing. Mepis 12 is Wheezy based, is it not? I'd think my installed versions or those available from the testing (jessie) repos would be equal or greater versions than Wheezy versions, in general -- but I've found thinking is often counterproductive when trying to resolve Linux issues... :eek:
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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#56 Post by kmathern » Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:47 pm

Silent Observer wrote:Okay, here's what happens when I try to install pipelight kmathern's way. First, I used Synaptic to disable the mepis11cr repos and the pipelight-specific one, leaving the mepis12cr repos enabled (I find doing this in Synaptic easier than editing multiple .list files). Next, I verified I had checkaptgpg (I did), and ran it:

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 checkaptgpg

Checking antix.daveserver.info_testing_dists_testing_InRelease
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking dl.google.com_linux_chrome_deb_dists_stable_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking duinsoft.nl_pkg_dists_debs_Release
*** No GPG Release signature found.


Checking ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_testing_InRelease
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_repo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
*** No GPG Release signature found.


Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_testrepo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
*** No GPG Release signature found.


Checking security.debian.org_dists_testing_updates_InRelease
    Good GPG signature found.
So, apparently there are no gpg release keys for the mepis12cr repos...
The Mepis 12 CR repos do have a gpg release key, and if you look at my last post checkaptgpg downloaded and installed it. The Mepis 11 CRs and earlier (M8.5, M8.0, M7.0) didn't have a gpg key.

Out of curiosity what version of checkaptgpg is installed?

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apt-cache policy checkaptgpg

edit: and while your at it post the output of:

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inxi -r
edit #2:
Silent Observer wrote:...Working back down the dependency tree:

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apt-get install wine
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 wine : Depends: lib32asound2 (> 1.0.25) but it is not installable
        Depends: libgphoto2-2 (>= 2.4.10.1) but it is not installable
        Depends: libgphoto2-port0 (>= 2.4.10.1) but it is not installable
        Depends: libgphoto2-2:i386 but it is not installable
        Depends: libgphoto2-port0:i386 but it is not installable
        Depends: libopenal1:i386 but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

I have to presume this string of failed dependencies is because the Mepis 12 versions of wine, wine-compholio, pipelight, and pipelight-multi aren't compatible with Debian testing. Mepis 12 is Wheezy based, is it not? I'd think my installed versions or those available from the testing (jessie) repos would be equal or greater versions than Wheezy versions, in general -- but I've found thinking is often counterproductive when trying to resolve Linux issues... :eek:
I think you've presumed correctly. Mepis 12 is Wheezy based. Stevo has built or backported packages to be compatible with Wheezy and some dependencies might be different in Jessie.

One of the dependency problems I see is the lib32asound2 dependency. The lib32asound2 package isn't in the Jessie repos. The alsa-lib source supplied it in Wheezy (https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/alsa-lib), but it's not included in the Jessie version of alsa-lib (https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/alsa-lib). For libgphoto2-2 & libgphoto2-port0, they're now libgphoto2-6 & libgphoto2-port10 in Jessie.
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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#57 Post by Silent Observer » Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:16 pm

kmathern wrote:Out of curiosity what version of checkaptgpg is installed?

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apt-cache policy checkaptgpg

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apt-cache policy checkaptgpg
checkaptgpg:
  Installed: 0.2.2mcr110+2
  Candidate: 0.2.2mcr110+2
  Version table:
 *** 0.2.2mcr110+2 0
        901 http://main.mepis-deb.org/mepiscr/repo/ mepis11cr/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
edit: and while your at it post the output of:

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inxi -r

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inxi -r
bash: inxi: command not found
That was unexpected. Attempting to install inxi fails to find a package with that name.
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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#58 Post by kmathern » Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:37 pm

Silent Observer wrote:
kmathern wrote:Out of curiosity what version of checkaptgpg is installed?

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apt-cache policy checkaptgpg

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apt-cache policy checkaptgpg
checkaptgpg:
  Installed: 0.2.2mcr110+2
  Candidate: 0.2.2mcr110+2
  Version table:
 *** 0.2.2mcr110+2 0
        901 http://main.mepis-deb.org/mepiscr/repo/ mepis11cr/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
That's the Mepis 11 version, the Mepis 12 version is "+3".

The Mepis 11 version of checkaptgpg assumes that it's being run on a Mepis 11 install and doesn't download a gpg key for the mepiscr repos, because there isn't one for the mepis11cr repos.




Silent Observer wrote:
edit: and while your at it post the output of:

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inxi -r

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inxi -r
bash: inxi: command not found
That was unexpected. Attempting to install inxi fails to find a package with that name.
antiX13.2 should have had inxi preinstalled, if not install the package I highlighted below. You can also use these instructions: http://www.mepis.org/docs/en/index.php?title=Inxi
$ apt-cache search inxi
inxi-gui-antix - Simple gui front end to inxi script for antiX.
smxi-inxi-antix - Installs smxi-stub and inxi script for antiX.

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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#59 Post by Silent Observer » Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:28 pm

It's bedtime, but I wanted to get back with this:

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apt-cache policy checkaptgpg
checkaptgpg:
  Installed: 0.2.2mcr120+3
  Candidate: 0.2.2mcr120+3
  Version table:
 *** 0.2.2mcr120+3 0
        500 http://main.mepis-deb.org/mepiscr/repo/ mepis12cr/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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checkaptgpg

Checking antix.daveserver.info_testing_dists_testing_InRelease
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking dl.google.com_linux_chrome_deb_dists_stable_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking duinsoft.nl_pkg_dists_debs_Release
*** No GPG Release signature found.


Checking ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_testing_InRelease
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_repo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
*** No GPG Release signature found.


Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_testrepo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
*** No GPG Release signature found.


Checking security.debian.org_dists_testing_updates_InRelease
    Good GPG signature found.

Apparently even the Mepis 12 checkaptgpg isn't finding gpg release keys for mepis12cr repos. I'll install inxi etc. tomorrow morning.
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Re: Installing pipelight on MEPIS 11 (to get Windows Flash 1

#60 Post by kmathern » Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:53 pm

I'm not sure why checkaptgpg isn't loading the gpg key for the Mepis 12 CRs, it does for me.
(maybe I need to make some changes to checkaptgpg for Jessie)

I deleted the Mepis 12 CR's gpg key to show that it works (in Wheezy)

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$ sudo apt-key del 3B07EE13
OK
kent@mx1:~
$ checkaptgpg

Checking antix.daveserver.info_stable_dists_stable_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_jessie_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_wheezy-backports_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_wheezy_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_repo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
    Missing GPG ID 3B07EE13.

Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_testrepo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
    Missing GPG ID 3B07EE13.

Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_xfce_dists_xfce-4.10_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking packages.siduction.org_fixes_dists_unstable_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking security.debian.org_dists_wheezy_updates_Release
    Good GPG signature found.


Missing or broken keys detected.
Attempt to fix missing/broken keys [Y/n]?   
Password: 

Checking antix.daveserver.info_stable_dists_stable_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_jessie_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_wheezy-backports_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_wheezy_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_repo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
gpg: requesting key 3B07EE13 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: key 3B07EE13: public key "MEPIS Community Repository (CR Signing key) <repo@teharris.net>" imported
gpg: no ultimately trusted keys found
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1

Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_testrepo_dists_mepis12cr_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking main.mepis-deb.org_mepiscr_xfce_dists_xfce-4.10_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking packages.siduction.org_fixes_dists_unstable_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

Checking security.debian.org_dists_wheezy_updates_Release
    Good GPG signature found.

kent@mx1:~
As a last resort you can use Tim's instructions here: http://forum.mepiscommunity.org/viewtop ... 59#p318259

You should probably also load the http://www.duinsoft.nl gpg key. There's instructions here: http://www.duinsoft.nl/packages.php for that.


edit: even if you get the gpg key situation fixed for the mepis12cr repos, you probably aren't going to be able to use it's pipelight & wine packages in Jessie (reread my edit #2 in this post http://forum.mepiscommunity.org/viewtop ... 73#p342373)
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