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Month: June 2012

Re: [trinity-users] is there a version of trinity that acually works

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 18:35:28 -0500
> Hi folks
> Firstly I'd like to thank everyone who replied to my email.
> I've decided to document my experience with trinity in case developers are
> saying to themselves - we've created the best DE ever and few are
> useing it - don't they know how good it is?
> Hopefully this reply will help improve the interaction between the
> developers and the end users because without some improvement this fork
> will go
> the same way as most of the others - into a back water.

Thank you for your detailed input!  I apologise for not pointing directly
to Slavek's packages ( for
the record ); it was late at night and I didn't have the link handy at the

As you probably found out, the last LiveCD was released a while ago on a
somewhat unstable Ubuntu version (non-LTS).  This is being worked on; in
fact I am only waiting on LibreOffice 3.6 to be released before I should
be able to generate a new (less buggy) LiveCD with TDE installed.

The information on kgtk is helpful.  This package will likely be removed
from the installation metapackages in the future ( ).

One of the most frustrating things about our current 3.5.13 release is the
persistent sudo problem.  This has been fixed for R14.0, but the fix
relies on new technology in Ubuntu that is not present in the oldest
supported Ubuntu releases for TDE 3.5.13.  There are other problems with
3.5.13 that cannot really be fixed with an SRU, which is the primary
reason I (and many other developers here) have been concentrating on R14
and getting it out the door as quickly as possible without sacrificing