Tagged: linux

Linux kernel 4.7.5

  The latest stable version of Linux kernel 4.7.5 just landed in Sparky “unstable” repository. Make sure you have Sparky “unstable” repository enabled: http://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository to upgrade or install the latest kernel. Follow the Wiki...

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Updates and new packages 2016/09/17

  There are 3rd party updates available in the Sparky repository now: – Budgie desktop 10.2.7-3 (rebuilt due to upgrade libmutter0h -> libmutter0i) – EFL 1.18.1 – Itch client 18.9.0 – Sparky’s Linux kernel...

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Otter browser

  The Otter web browser 0.9.10 landed in Sparky repository. From Wikipedia: Otter Browser is a free and open-source web browser that aims to recreate the best aspects of the classic Opera (web browser)...

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Budgie Desktop 10.2.7

  The latest version of Budgie Desktop 10.2.7 just landed in our repository. If you have an older version installed, simply make system upgrade: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade If you would like...

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VirtualBox related issue

  Today’s system upgrade breaks Sparky installation installed on the VirtualBox. There is problem with loading Lightdm/SDDM and the graphics. Solution: install ‘virtualbox-guest-utils’ before rebooting the system: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-utils...

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Firefox issue

  I just moved the latest Firefox 48.0-2 to Sparky repos. Unfortunately it makes an issue with opening some web pages, such as: Facebook, Google+, etc. The error message is: NS_ERROR_NET_INADEQUATE_SECURITY and is reported...

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Linux kernel 4.7.3

  The latest stable version of Linux kernel 4.7.3 just landed in Sparky “unstable” repository. Make sure you have Sparky “unstable” repository enabled: http://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository to upgrade or install the latest kernel. Follow the Wiki...

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CDE – Common Desktop Environment

  There is a new desktop available for Sparkers now: CDE. From Wikipedia: The Common Desktop Environment (CDE) is a desktop environment for Unix and OpenVMS, based on the Motif widget toolkit. It was...

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Thunderbird

  Thunderbird – the email client is available for sparkers now. Sparky is shipped with the Icedove email client as default – Debian’s rebranded Thunderbird. If you do not like/want/etc. Icedove – the Thunderbird...

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SparkyLinux 4.4 Special Editions

  There is an update of iso images of SparkyLinux 4.4 special editions available now: GameOver, Rescue and Multimedia. This release is based on SparkyLinux 4.4 and is fully compatible with Debian testing “Stretch”....

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