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Re: [trinity-users] Cannot install TDE trinity in Stretch box

From: Ken Heard <kenslists@...>
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:49:21 -0400
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On 2016-07-17 03:18, Felix Miata wrote:

> Whether this could be helpful or not I have no idea, but I just
> ran aptitude upgrade on a 14.0.4 on Stretch installation last
> upgraded 22 May. it reported 30 "not upgraded", 279 upgraded, 6
> new, 1 removed. No errors were noted on completion, and neither
> tdegraphics-trinity nor tde-core-trinity are currently installed.
> Note that I do not install tde-trinity. Instead, I install
> trinity-tdm and tdebase-trinity, plus several other trinity-* I
> routinely use, and don't bloat the installation with gobs of never
> to be used apps and libs.

There is much to be said for this approach.  I effectively did the
same thing when I installed Stretch.  The last package installation in
the installer gives user the choice to install package *groups*
depending on proposed use of the computer.

I was very selective in my choices at this stage, limiting the
installation to such groups as utility and printer packages.  Most of
the bloat however comes from installation of a DE; I deliberately did
not install any of the DEs favoured by Debian.  Consequently I had to
install the x-window-system before installing the DE of my choice.

I want to do the same for my TDE installation.  To start I tried as
you suggested to install tdm-trinity and tdebase-trinity, but the
return message was the same one received after my first attempt
described in my original post.  I will now wait until after Slávik
deals with the dependencies issues.

Regards, Ken

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