Tagged: linux

SparkyLinux 4.5.1 MinimalGUI

There is an update of Sparky 4.5.1 MinimalGUI available to download. The Sparky Advanced Installer doesn’t work as it should in the MinimaGUI edition, if you are trying to install an additional desktop. The...

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Skype Installer 0.1.10

There is an update of Skype Installer 0.1.10 available in our repos. Due to problems with installing Skype stable 4.x on Sparky 64 bit, I made some changes inside the installer: – downloads and...

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SparkyLinux 4.5 is out

There is an update of SparkyLinux 4.5 “Tyche” available now. As before, Sparky “Home” editions provide fully featured operating system based on Debian ‘testing’ with desktops of your choice: LXDE, LXQt, KDE, MATE and...

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Enlightenment 0.21.4

  There is an update of Enlightenment 0.21.4 ready in Sparky repository now. Make upgrade as usually: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade If you would like to make fresh installations, run: sudo apt-get...

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Sparky news 2016/11/29

  Some changes already came to Sparky so its time to let you know about them. 1. All Sparky pages (blog, forums, wiki) are encrypted so they are available via the https protocol now....

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Payment for 2017 done!

  I am happy to say that all the required money we already found (received), thank’s to all of your donations! The VPS for next 2017 has been paid now, and the equipment (new...

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SparkyLinux 4.5-dev20161107

  There is an updated iso image of Sparky 45-dev20161107 ready to go. It fixes a small issue around authentication agent found in the previous 4.5-dev20161106 iso. The development iso images for i686 and...

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SparkyLinux 4.5-dev20161106

  There is a development iso image of Sparky 4.5-dev20161106 MinimalGUI ready for testing. The new dev iso image features: • Linux kernel 4.7 + the latest updates from Debian ‘testing’ repos • the...

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GNOME Flashback issue

  The last upgrade of GNOME Flashback Metacity session went fine, but the desktop doesn’t want to start itself. Tested with Lightdm only, as it is the Sparky’s default session manager. You can fix...

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Linux kernel 4.8.6

  Linux kernel 4.8.6 landed in Sparky “unstable” repository. Due to compilation problem in the previous version, this time it is made with additional “CFLAGS -fno-pie” so the kernel works fine on amd64 and...

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