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Manokwari Desktop

There is a new desktop available for Sparkers: Manokwari. Manokwari is a desktop shell for GNOME 3 with Gtk+ and HTML5 frontend. Manokwari is used by BlankOn Linux distribution. Recommended way to install Manokwari...

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Git repository moved to GitHub

Sparky source code git repository has been moved to GitHub platform. Committing and changing should be easier now, so if you would like to change/help something in coding, simply join our small team: https://github.com/sparkylinux...

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Linux kernel 4.13.0

  The first stable version of Linux kernel of the 4.13.x line – 4.13.0 just landed in Sparky “unstable” repository. The Sparky’s Linux kernel is available in Sparky “unstable” repository, so enabled it to...

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Pantheon desktop changes

The Pantheon Desktop Environment packages are installed in Sparky from a 3rd party repositories. The latest upgrade has broken the desktop on Sparky 5.x based on Debian testing “Buster”. The desktop packages are targeted...

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Sparky news 2017/08/30

  The August almost finished so it’s time to make a thick line and say what happened: – sparky-usb-formatter small issue fixed thank’s to gom1 – sparky-backup-desktop – a part of sparkylinux advanced installer:...

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DDE updated up to 15.4.1

The deepin desktop environment related packages have been updated up to the latest versions and moved to a separated repository. Due to a few dependency problems, all dde related packages have been moved to...

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Sparky 5.0 Special Editions

New live/install iso images of special editions of SparkyLinux 5.0 “Nibiru” are out. Sparky 5 follows rolling release model and is based on Debian testing branch “Buster”. GameOver Edition features a very large number...

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Sparky news 2017/07/30

  The July was very busy month for me and almost gone, so it’s time to drop a few lines. What’s new? – Sparky 4.6.1 STB with small changes has been released – Sparky...

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Sparky 5.0

There are new live/install iso images of SparkyLinux 5.0 “Nibiru” available to download. Sparky 5 follows rolling release model and is based on Debian testing branch “Buster”. From Wikipedia: In Babylonian astronomy, Nibiru (in...

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Sparky 4.6.1 STB

There is an update of SparkyLinux stable line 4.6.1-STB “Tyche”. This is Sparky edition based on Debian stable 9 “Stretch”. New live/install media features fixes of 3 issues found in the 4.6 release: 1....

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