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Re: [trinity-users] network problems in Devuan Jessie-Beowulf merged

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 21:20:21 +0200
On Thursday 21 of June 2018 11:35:47 William Morder wrote:
> On Wed June 20 2018 07:23:07 William Morder wrote:
> > I recently migrated from Debian Jessie to the Devuan Jessie-Beowulf
> > merged version. My problem is, now I cannot turn off my network, nor
> > control the connection at all. I was using the network-manager-tde
> > package, which has always worked just fine for me. I've tried all the
> > other network managers, and don't like how they behave. In
> > particular, I want to set my network so that it never connects
> > automatically, and will only connect manually.
>
> Devuan Jessie works well but is based on Debian Jessie which is moving
> into LTS.
>
> Devuan Ascii works well and is based on Debian Stretch and is well
> supported.
>
> Devuan Beowulf is in development based on Debian Buster in development.
>
> I don't know what you mean by "Devuan Jessie-Beowulf merged version". 
> I would not recommend Jessie as it is moving to LTS.  I would not
> recommend Beowulf at this time except to bleeding edge users who are
> comfortable fixing any problems they might encounter.  I would suggest
> you start with a working Devuan Ascii before thinking about TDE PSB.
>
> --Mike
>
> Sorry, that's totally my mistake.
>
> I've been running Debian for about a year now, but I've only been
> running Devuan for about a week. I am not familiar with what Devuan
> names correspond to the naming in Debian. I know that Devuan Ascii
> corresponds to Debian Stretch, and somewhere I thought I remembered
> that Beowulf corresponded to Jessie. Apparently they did not change the
> name for Jessie?
>
> At the time I was only sporadically online, had no list at hand to
> check, and no browsers installed so that I could look it up online.
>
> In any case, I believe I have solved my network issues (or at least
> found a workaround). There are some deeper issues that I will bring up
> in another thread.
>
> Bill
>

For Devuan Jessie, the name was identical to Debian, but with another 
meaning - it means minor planet Jessie (nr.10464).

https://devuan.org/os/releases
https://minorplanetcenter.net/iau/lists/MPNames.html

Cheers
-- 
Slávek