There is a new application available for Sparkers: Nala What is Nala? Nala is a front-end for libapt-pkg. Specifically we interface using the python-apt api. Especially for newer users it can be hard to understand what apt is trying to do when installing or upgrading. We aim to solve this by not showing some redundant … Read more

Sparky changed repos signing

The last update of ‘apt’ package returns with an issue like that: W: Key is stored in legacy trusted.gpg keyring (/etc/apt/trusted.gpg), see the DEPRECATION section in apt-key(8) for details. It means, signing repos via ‘apt-key’ in the: /etc/apt/trusted.gpg file is deprecated now. How to fix it? Simply make system upgrade, specially the ‘sparky-apt’ and … Read more

APTus 0.4.1

aptus 0.4.1

There is an update of Sparky APTus 0.4.1 available in Sparky repository. Changelog: – integration of sparky-aptus-extra, sparky-skype-installer, teamspeak-installer into APTus – added new modules & apps of the following categories: Audio, Video, Graphics, IM, Email, RSS, Filetransfer, Security – added a few more apps to System module – moved tabs to the left panel … Read more

APTus 0.4.0

aptus 0.4.1

There is an update of Sparky APTus 0.4.0 available in the testing repository. This update provides integration of a few Sparky tools, such as: sparky-aptus-gamer, sparky-codecs, sparky-desktop, sparky-office, sparky-webbrowser-installer and vmplayer-installer into one tool of APTus 0.4.0. Other changes: – aptus scripts divided into two modules (tabs) now: Accessories and System – added buttons of … Read more

Sparky Desktop 20171214

desktop installer

There is an update of Sparky Desktop 20171214 available in our repository. Sparky Desktop can be used via Sparky APTus-> Install tab-> Desktop Changelog: – Removed “–yes” option of apt command when installing packages – it shows all packages to be downloaded, the amount of all of them, and needs your confirmation – Added separate … Read more