Sparky 4 EOL

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Sparky oldoldstable 4 “Tyche” reached its end-of-life on July 1, 2022, as well as Debian 9 “Stretch” LTS. Sparky 4 is based on Debian 9 so support for Sparky 4 has been finished. If you still use Sparky 4, I recommend to upgrade to Sparky 5 “Nibiru”, following the Wiki page: Alternatively, backup your … Read more

Sparky 4.13

There is an update of Sparky oldstable 4.13 code name “Tyche” out there. It is based on the Debian oldstable “Stretch”. Changes: • system upgrade from Debian oldstable “Stretch” repos as of October 2, 2020 • Calamares doesn’t refresh package list to avoid breaking installation if Debian or Sparky repo is off • Sparky repos … Read more

Sparky 4.12

Sparky live/install media of the ‘oldstable’ line updated up to version 4.12. Sparky 4 “Tyche” is based on the Debian 9 oldstable “Stretch”. Changes: • all packages updated as of March 11, 2020 • reconfigured Sparky repositoy to the present one • added a new Sparky public key System reinstallation is not required, make full … Read more

Sparky 4.11

New live/install iso/img images of Sparky 4.11 are out. Sparky 4.11 “Tyche” is the last release of the 4 line which moves the base system from Debian stable “Stretch” to Debian oldstable “Stretch”. Make sure that Sparky 4 will be supported next 2 years about, so if you keep running your machine with Sparky 4, … Read more

Sparky 4 transition

Sparky 4 based on Debian 9 “Stretch” has been moved from stable to oldstable line now and is still supported. What you should do now? If you would like to keep Sparky 4 based on Stretch, you have to: 1. Check Debian repositories to make sure your os uses ‘stretch’ repos, at the /etc/apt/sources.list 2. … Read more