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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Trinity on Wheezy

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2012 08:51:55 -0800

On Thursday 06 September 2012 8:12:14 am Lisi wrote:
> Hello, all :-)
> I am building a computer on which I would like to run Wheezy, but with
> Trinity DE, of course.  Is this a feasible ambition given a) my technical
> ability (or lack of it!!) and b) the existence of you lot?

I am testing TDE 3.5.14 (nightly builds)   with Wheezy. My new Thinkpad laptop 
install, 64 bitness, is working fine, I do not use it much at the moment. I have 
a i386 virtual box instance that has issues with apps crashing on exit. Not sure 
why the difference in the two installs.

A new computer might require the newer kernel in Wheezy. Check the hardware 
> If so, should I, in your estimation, go for a 3.5.14 daily build or stick
> to  Or would it be more sensible to stick to Squeeze?

My main workstation is Squeeze, TDE,  it is stable and does everything I 
need. There is no compelling reason for me to upgrade, that has not stopped me in 
the past, but I am hoping to resist the temptation once Wheezy is released. I 
have becme a big proponent of long term releases for my business use. 

I also use Apache Open Office instead of Libre office, and TDE in stead of ?.  
This makes for less dependance on Debian, which is unfortunate,  since I like the 
way Debian just works as a system, more work for me.

Hopefully  your new computer will have hardware virtualization support in the cpu. 
Along with more memory you can run multiple instances of whatever systems you