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Month: September 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Can't install Trinity nightly builds on lucid - Missing "ttf-bitsream-vera"

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 02:39:44 -0400
On 2011/09/27 00:52 (GMT-0500) Timothy Pearson composed:

>>  I installed Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit Alternate (command line only) and I'd like
>>  to install Trinity's nightly builds on it.
>>  But I can't install them because of a missing dependency :
>>  ttf-bitstream-vera.
>>  ttf-bitstream-vera is included in hardy, maverick, natty and oneiric, but
>>  not in lucid.
>>  (

> ttf-bitstream-vera has been uploaded to the Lucid repository and should be
> available for use within 24 to 48 hours.

That's a bizarre dependency. DejaVu is a modern, supported and heavily 
maintained superset of the anachronism that is Vera, so as long as DejaVu is 
installed or installable, Vera should be not be required.
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