Tagged: debian

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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Deepin desktop changes

The latest update has broken deepin desktop, so I updated all deepin related packages after. No luck anyway. The desktop is no longer compatible with Stretch, can be installed on Debian testing or Sid....

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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 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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QT 5.7.0 doesn’t support GTK theming

The QT 5.7.0 doesn’t support GTK theming, so after upgrade Qt related packages, the Qt based applications look… not really nice on GTK based desktops. How to fix it: sudo apt update sudo apt...

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Switch Sparky testing to stable

This short tutorial shows you how to switch Sparky based on Debian testing “Stretch” to upcoming Debian stable “Stretch”. It’s for users whose prefer rock solid stability of Debian stable over never packages provide...

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Enlightenment 0.21.6

  There is an update of the Enlightenment 0.21.6 ready in Sparky repository now. Make upgrade as before: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade If you would like to make fresh installations, run: sudo...

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QMPlay2

There is a new app available in Sparky repos: QMPlay2. From Softpedia: If you are looking for a lightweight media player that can also help you listen to online radio stations and download videos...

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TeamSpeak Installer

There is a new tool for gamers, available in Sparky repos: TeamSpeak Installer. From Wikipedia: TeamSpeak is proprietary voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) software for audio communication between users on a chat channel, much like a...

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