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#26 2015-02-12 15:27:56

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

tknomanzr wrote:

Yeah the whole gtk-3 themes things will probably deserve it's own thread...

Quick tip...
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#27 2015-02-12 16:34:31

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

My next project is to try this.  My Waldorf > Sid seems to work but elements of systemd means I can't mount my EXT HDD nor other internal partitions.  GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!  I see things like "fschk-systemd" on boot and while I see the partitions with some really long UID type code they are owned my ROOT and trying to mount them as root fails.

BUT the system is there and running rough ... at times very 'slow'


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#28 2015-02-12 22:39:45

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

As far as I understood, there are at least two distinctive approaches out there:

1. To preserve Waldorf as it is, but on a Jessie base (and not on the upgraded, Wheezy-made Jessie, but the real one), adapted to a purely Debian system, esthetically resembling Crunchbang and keeping its values with minimal change. This is called Wally.
2. To design a totally new thing that is meant to be the successor of Waldorf, again on purely Debian (Jessie or Sid or both, maybe even siduction and whatnot) base, keeping some of the Crunchbang goodies, possibly mixing with other goodies and eventually creating a new distro that is "like a fork of Crunchbang" - when it actually isn't, but it appears to be. This approach is currently called Bunsen or BunsenLabs.

Now, it would be perfect to somehow re-organize the sub-sections of the forums. I know it's not my duty and I don't want to sound like giving orders to the moderators. But it would certainly be good to divide these approaches clearly. I would rename the "devel:Janice" section to "Development ideas" in which there could be a new sticky thread: "Waldorf on Jessie", dealing with Wally and how to achieve its goals. On the other hand the BunsenLabs threads (it will eventually have many threads, like an own mini-forum) should be at the end of the main Forums page, separated from Crunchbang development. That Bunsen Forum could serve as an area for working together on this new distro, at least until Bunsen gets its own place on the Internet, if it ever happens. Of course, some sticky readme should explain the whole situation to newcomers, urging them to put requests and ideas not there, where the actual development is done, but to the above mentioned "ideas" section.

I would like to see these two approaches not being mixed up, even though users may request features that can be implemented in both.

No offense, these are just my thoughts that seem to me fairly logical at the moment. Maybe they aren't.

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#29 2015-02-12 23:03:57

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

@boromeus:  I think Wally is just johnraff's name for his own pet project here, which is to come up with something as close as possible to a clone of Waldorf using Jessie as a base.  (Kinda like splicing velociraptor DNA into frogs Jurassic Park.  I hope this turns out better. lol )  Bunsen will most likely also be built on an Openbox base and will strive for the same elegantly simple aesthetics that CrunchBang has had since its inception; it just might use different applications or, as you say, goodies, to reach the same aesthetic.

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#30 2015-02-13 01:08:10

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#31 2015-02-13 04:28:19

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

pvsage wrote:

@boromeus:  I think Wally is just johnraff's name for his own pet project here, which is to come up with something as close as possible to a clone of Waldorf using Jessie as a base.

That's about it. "Don't improvise till you can play the melody" ♬

Wally's not meant to be a distro for sharing (though it could be, I suppose) but a tool for helping develop Bunsen. There seems to be a certain amount of mystique about the "magic" in the Crunchbang .deb files, and this is basically an exercise in dissecting those files to figure out exactly what they're doing, so we can do it in Bunsen later, if we want to. I think that goal has already been 99% reached to be honest. What's left is checking lower level things like if the user has been added to all the necessary groups, if any special polkit or network permissions need to be set... that stuff will presumably also be useful in making Bunsen as OOTB functional as CrunchBang.


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#32 2015-02-13 04:51:15

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

I don't have much in the way of technical ability in order to help with the process, but I will try to run through your instructions, John, and report back.

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#33 2015-02-13 06:32:08

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Thank you rwsChris it is appreciated!


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#34 2015-02-13 06:46:08

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@johnraff:  I didn't notice it in your guide, but did you install Abiword in Wally?  That's one of the things that have been going all kinds of wonky on my Jessie install; the toolbars in particular are completely unusable.  Doesn't matter which gtk theme either, or whether or not the theme includes gtk3 stylesheets.

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

PART 5

Here we'll add the final CrunchBang scripts: cb-fortune, cb-wmhacks and cb-welcome. the first two are fine as they are so we can just download them into our local repo and install them as before. cb-welcome needed a little tweaking and one of the metapackages that it uses, cb-meta-java, needed updating to use version 7 instead of 6. Those two tweaked debs are available here. The code is very similar to what we did in Part 2:

wget -nd -P ~/downloads/debs http://packages.crunchbang.org/waldorf/pool/main/{cb-fortune_0.01_all.deb,cb-meta-lamp_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-libreoffice_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-packaging_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-printer-support_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-ssh_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-vcs_0.06_all.deb,cb-wmhacks_0.06_all.deb}
wget -P ~/downloads/debs https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/10808732/cb-tweaked-debs.tar.gz
cd ~/downloads/debs/
tar -xf cb-tweaked-debs.tar.gz
rm cb-tweaked-debs.tar.gz
sudo cp ~/downloads/debs/*.deb /var/local/debs
cd /var/local/debs
dpkg-scanpackages . 2>>~/dpkg-scanpackages.log | gzip -c | sudo tee Packages.gz >/dev/null
cd
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cb-fortune cb-wmhacks cb-welcome

Try running cb-fortune or cb-welcome in a terminal - they worked OK for me. I don't use cb-wmhacks so someone else might want to check that?

If you haven't rebooted once since installing policykit-1 right at the start, then you'll have to run 'sudo systemctl reboot' to reboot - after that you can just press Super+X and use the Crunchbang logout utility.

Anyway, this is now supposed to be as near as is possible to get to Waldorf on Jessie. If you find anything that's not quite right, please post! (I don't mean improvements, that's another discussion, I mean things that are different from #! Waldorf.)
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#36 2015-02-13 07:11:05

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

@pvsage I'm guilty as charged. neutral

I left out abiword.

I know it's a stock #! install, but I hate abiword.
I've had nothing but trouble with it, especially with Japanese, but generally doing anything. I'd rather just wait the extra time to get Libreoffice Writer going and do it right.

OK to get the absolute Waldorf experience, everyone:

sudo apt-get install abiword

(Please can it be left out of Bunsen? Please?)


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#37 2015-02-13 07:37:16

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

CHEAT SHEET

If you find it a bit hard wading through all the discussion, here are the commands you need to run. It's not a script, just a list - print it out, or have it open in a browser.

CHEAT SHEET

This is not a script! There's no error checking at all.
If you try to run all these commands in one go you'll very likely hit a problem half way through and get into a nasty mess.
Run them one at a time, and make sure things are OK before moving on to the next.

OK, starting from a bare Debian Jessie netinstall:
( Don't forget to leave the root password empty, so you get put in the sudo group. )

PART 1

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install policykit-1

>optionally:
  sudo apt-get install apt-listbugs

sudo apt-get install xorg
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends openbox obconf thunar
sudo apt-get install iceweasel (or your browser of choice)

startx

>Now you can open a browser, navigate to this page on the #! forums (try googling "crunchbang wally cheatsheet") and copy/paste commands into a terminal.

Hint: http://crunchbang.org/forums/viewtopic.php?pid=418637#p418637

>Add contrib non-free to sources.list
sudo mv /etc/apt/sources.list{,-orig}
sed -r 's/(^deb [^ ]*)( jessie | jessie-updates | jessie\/updates | jessie-backports ).*$/\1\2 main contrib non-free/g' /etc/apt/sources.list-orig | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list >/dev/null
>alternatively:
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
>and add contrib non-free to each deb line

sudo apt-get update

>Network
sudo apt-get install wireless-tools firmware-linux firmware-iwlwifi firmware-ralink firmware-ipw2x00 firmware-realtek intel-microcode amd64-microcode 
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends network-manager-{gnome,openvpn-gnome,pptp-gnome,vpnc-gnome}

>System tools
sudo apt-get install e2fsprogs xfsprogs reiserfsprogs reiser4progs jfsutils ntfs-3g fuse gvfs gvfs-fuse fusesmb

>Core desktop:
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends lightdm obmenu desktop-base tint2 clipit suckless-tools gmrun nitrogen hsetroot conky-all compton terminator

>Utilities
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends geany viewnior synaptic lxappearance xfce4-notifyd libnotify-bin gksu zenity arandr xinput xsel xdotool htop fbxkb scrot thunar-volman python-xdg flashplugin-nonfree gnome-keyring libpam-gnome-keyring xfce4-screenshooter xscreensaver ntp curl gparted file-roller gdebi

>Graphics
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends fonts-dejavu fonts-droid fonts-freefont-ttf fonts-liberation ttf-mscorefonts-installer dmz-cursor-theme gtk2-engines-murrine gtk2-engines-pixbuf gtk2-engines

sudo update-alternatives --set libgksu-gconf-defaults /usr/share/libgksu/debian/gconf-defaults.libgksu-sudo
sudo update-gconf-defaults

PART 2

sudo apt-get install dpkg-dev
sudo mkdir -p /var/local/debs

>Now add this at the end of /etc/apt/sources.list:
-----------------------------
# local debs
deb file:///var/local/debs ./
-----------------------------
>or run:
cat <<<'# local debs
deb file:///var/local/debs ./
' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/local_repo.list >/dev/null

mkdir -p ~/downloads/debs 
wget -nd -P ~/downloads/debs http://packages.crunchbang.org/waldorf/pool/main/{cb-lock_0.01_all.deb,cb-tint2_0.01_all.deb,crunchbang-wallpapers_1.0-1_all.deb,faenza-crunchbang-icon-theme_1.2-crunchang1_all.deb}
wget -P ~/downloads/debs https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/10808732/tinkerbox-debs.tar.gz
cd ~/downloads/debs/
tar -xf tinkerbox-debs.tar.gz
rm tinkerbox-debs.tar.gz
sudo cp ~/downloads/debs/*.deb /var/local/debs
cd /var/local/debs
dpkg-scanpackages . 2>>~/dpkg-scanpackages.log | gzip -c | sudo tee Packages.gz >/dev/null
cd
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cb-lock cb-tint2 crunchbang-wallpapers faenza-crunchbang-icon-theme tb-configs tb-exit tb-pipemenus tb-user-setup

PART 3

>Compression utilities
sudo apt-get install unrar unace unalz unzip lzop rzip zip xz-utils arj bzip2

cd ~/downloads
wget https://github.com/shimmerproject/Greybird/archive/master.zip
unzip -q master.zip
mv Greybird-master Greybird-git
wget http://box-look.org/CONTENT/content-files/154075-Greybird.tar.gz
tar --backup -xf 154075-Greybird.tar.gz
mv Greybird Greybird-ob
sudo cp -r Greybird-{git,ob} /usr/share/themes
cd /etc/lightdm
sudo mv lightdm.conf lightdm.conf-orig
sed 's|^# *session-setup-script= *$|session-setup-script=/usr/share/tinkerbox/tb-user-setup|' lightdm.conf-orig | sudo tee lightdm.conf >/dev/null
cd

PART 4

>Sound
sudo apt-get install alsa-base alsa-utils vlc vlc-plugin-notify lame pulseaudio pulseaudio-module-x11 xfce4-mixer xfce4-volumed pavucontrol xfburn volumeicon-alsa

>GTK utilities
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends gimp gimp-plugin-registry evince gnumeric galculator gigolo catfish gsimplecal gtrayicon xchat transmission-gtk xfce4-power-manager xfce4-power-manager-plugins thunar-archive-plugin thunar-media-tags-plugin geany-plugins ghostscript 

>System tools
sudo apt-get install bash-completion lintian libnss-mdns gvfs-bin gvfs-backends python-keybinder xdg-utils rsync anacron usbutils wmctrl menu bc screen cowsay figlet whois rpl cpufrequtils debconf-utils apt-xapian-index build-essential user-setup avahi-utils avahi-daemon ftp openssh-client sshfs

PART 5

wget -nd -P ~/downloads/debs http://packages.crunchbang.org/waldorf/pool/main/{cb-fortune_0.01_all.deb,cb-meta-lamp_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-libreoffice_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-packaging_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-printer-support_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-ssh_0.06_all.deb,cb-meta-vcs_0.06_all.deb,cb-wmhacks_0.06_all.deb}
wget -P ~/downloads/debs https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/10808732/cb-tweaked-debs.tar.gz
cd ~/downloads/debs/
tar -xf cb-tweaked-debs.tar.gz
rm cb-tweaked-debs.tar.gz
sudo cp ~/downloads/debs/*.deb /var/local/debs
cd /var/local/debs
dpkg-scanpackages . 2>>~/dpkg-scanpackages.log | gzip -c | sudo tee Packages.gz >/dev/null
cd
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cb-fortune cb-wmhacks cb-welcome

sudo systemctl reboot
>you shouldn't need sudo to run systemctl after this reboot

FINISHED

>To install the Bunsen1 theme by hhh (nice and grey),
>run this code:
cd downloads/
wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/157ttib7rh5t3ll/Bunsen.tar.gz
tar -xf Bunsen.tar.gz
sudo cp -r Bunsen/Bunsen1 /usr/share/themes
sudo cp Bunsen/*.jpg /usr/share/backgrounds
cd
>Now you can choose Bunsen1 in obconf and lxappearance

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#38 2015-02-13 07:52:48

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

I don't use cb-wmhacks so someone else might want to check that?

I've installed cb-hacks in a few distros and they worked fine anytime. I use them (aerosnap & hotcorners) in every Fluxbox install I use. They are Python scripts so they should work distro independent once you have the needed packages. Check it here.

Regarding the Greybird theme. It's easy to tweak it to remove the blue. But for those not wanting to tinker, the current Waldorf theme works just great. I think it's still in the #! repos, anyway you can borrow it from any Crunchbang install. There's still another great option. A polished Waldorf theme spin I use a lot.  Personally I like it even better than the original. These are typically my three themes to go. A customized Greybird and these two Waldorf versions. Typically W1314 plus one of the other two for gksudoed apps in order to make them a bit different to the eye to tell them apart, but not radically different for not losing theming uniformity.

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#39 2015-02-13 07:59:33

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I know it's a stock #! install, but I hate abiword.

Same here. I've been stumbling with it for years since my Mac days. It's not that it's bad, I hate its own format only recognized by Abiword. No other text processor can deal with it. And was never good reading ODF or the world wide accepted windoze formats. A no go for me.

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#40 2015-02-13 08:28:12

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I remember reading something like this a while ago:
http://www.adamhyde.net/html-word-processors/
...and every time I look at the options for word processors in Linux (LibreOffice Writer is too bloated, Abiword is just bad-bad-bad, LyX requires using...what, is it Vi or Emacs bindings?  Whatever it is, I've never been able to do a thing in it), I keep coming back to this.  It's not like Abiword, Writer, or Lyx has the page layout capabilities of, for example, Scribus...

EDIT:  Yes, I know about simplyhtml. roll  It's Java-based, which to me is an automatic "fail".

EDIT2:  So anyway, yes, I say we try to keep Abiword out of Bunsen.

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#41 2015-02-13 16:03:06

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

A minimalist libreoffice-writer install...

sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends libreoffice-base-core libreoffice-common \
libreoffice-core libreoffice-gtk libreoffice-style-galaxy libreoffice-writer

Not that bad usage of disk space for one of the more important programs on your computer.


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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

johnraff wrote:

CHEAT SHEET

Nice cheatsheet John .. If I may suggest ... for BUGS: apt-listbugs  - IMHO a must for testing and sid

PART 1

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install apt-listbugs
sudo apt-get install policykit-1

From that point on any bugs will show up when you install an app and you will have an opportunity to back out and put that app on hold then continue.
My "hold/unhold" aliases - works with multiple names as well:

### HOLD ###
alias hld='echo "alias hld = sudo apt-mark hold app_name" ; sudo apt-mark hold'
alias unhld='echo "alias unhld = sudo apt-mark unhold app_name" ; sudo apt-mark unhold'

sample:

 13 Feb 15 | 13:19:07 ~
    $ hld thunar medit viewnior
alias hld = sudo apt-mark hold app_name
[sudo] password for sector11: 
thunar set on hold.
medit set on hold.
viewnior set on hold.
 
 13 Feb 15 | 13:19:29 ~
    $ unhld thunar medit viewnior
alias unhld = sudo apt-mark unhold app_name
Canceled hold on thunar.
Canceled hold on medit.
Canceled hold on viewnior.
 
 13 Feb 15 | 13:19:37 ~
    $

PS:  I add the echo so people can actually see what my aliases are doing.   wink

PPSS: Grabbing net install now


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#43 2015-02-13 20:56:21

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

I was getting excited about this Wally business until I read further into the thread. So many steps, and the warnings that it is for developers don't make give me confidence... I break things.

So, until Bunsen is ready to go (I can't wait!), can I get a stable-enough, functional-enough crunchy-enough system by installing Jessie with XFCE, then adding Openbox, then removing XFCE? And how do I do that -- which packages to remove? Where/how does one tell Debian which desktop to use? Or will I end up with a mess that is not suited to an advanced newb??

tl;dr What's the easiest and safest way to get Openbox on Debian? (my hunch is that Wally is not it)

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#44 2015-02-13 22:33:48

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

^ This is exactly what we're in the process of figuring out now.  Most of us working on this are new to this ourselves.

If you're really jonesin' for something CrunchBangy-but-newer, I would heartily recommend one of the BBQ Openbox spins based on Sid.  Lightside and Darkside, in particular, were specifically built to look & feel very much like CrunchBang Waldorf.

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#45 2015-02-13 23:04:33

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Truthfully, I feel the progress has been amazing. A testament to the awesomeness that is this community.

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

isosceles wrote:

I was getting excited about this Wally business until I read further into the thread. So many steps, and the warnings that it is for developers don't make give me confidence... I break things.

It's not so bad. The warnings were basically not to judge Wally as if it were a candidate for the new Bunsen release.

What's the easiest and safest way to get Openbox on Debian? (my hunch is that Wally is not it)

You could give it a try. There are a lot of steps but the instructions were meant to be easy to follow. If you hit trouble, post here.


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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

Sector11 wrote:
johnraff wrote:

CHEAT SHEET

Nice cheatsheet John .. If I may suggest ... for BUGS: apt-listbugs  - IMHO a must for testing and sid

PART 1

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install apt-listbugs
sudo apt-get install policykit-1

From that point on any bugs will show up when you install an app and you will have an opportunity to back out and put that app on hold then continue.
My "hold/unhold" aliases - works with multiple names as well:

### HOLD ###
alias hld='echo "alias hld = sudo apt-mark hold app_name" ; sudo apt-mark hold'
alias unhld='echo "alias unhld = sudo apt-mark unhold app_name" ; sudo apt-mark unhold'

sample:

 13 Feb 15 | 13:19:07 ~
    $ hld thunar medit viewnior
alias hld = sudo apt-mark hold app_name
[sudo] password for sector11: 
thunar set on hold.
medit set on hold.
viewnior set on hold.
 
 13 Feb 15 | 13:19:29 ~
    $ unhld thunar medit viewnior
alias unhld = sudo apt-mark unhold app_name
Canceled hold on thunar.
Canceled hold on medit.
Canceled hold on viewnior.
 
 13 Feb 15 | 13:19:37 ~
    $

PS:  I add the echo so people can actually see what my aliases are doing.   wink

PPSS: Grabbing net install now

Interesting method, Sector11. Never heard of it before. I use apt pinning for the specific packages instead. My crap memory works better this way. I always forget what I have on hold... roll  I'll try your method just in case it suits my poor neurons better.

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#48 2015-02-14 00:06:08

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

apt-listbugs and "apt-mark hold/unhold" is very quick and easy - an essential part of rolling with sid wink


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#49 2015-02-14 00:17:45

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

This is all great stuff, hats off to John and all  smile

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#50 2015-02-14 00:26:29

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Re: Wally - a Waldorf replica on a Jessie netinstall

Sector11 wrote:

If I may suggest ... for BUGS: apt-listbugs  - IMHO a must for testing and sid

PART 1

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install apt-listbugs
sudo apt-get install policykit-1

From that point on any bugs will show up when you install an app and you will have an opportunity to back out and put that app on hold then continue.
My "hold/unhold" aliases - works with multiple names as well:

### HOLD ###
alias hld='echo "alias hld = sudo apt-mark hold app_name" ; sudo apt-mark hold'
alias unhld='echo "alias unhld = sudo apt-mark unhold app_name" ; sudo apt-mark unhold'

sample:

 13 Feb 15 | 13:19:07 ~
    $ hld thunar medit viewnior
alias hld = sudo apt-mark hold app_name
[sudo] password for sector11: 
thunar set on hold.
medit set on hold.
viewnior set on hold.
 
 13 Feb 15 | 13:19:29 ~
    $ unhld thunar medit viewnior
alias unhld = sudo apt-mark unhold app_name
Canceled hold on thunar.
Canceled hold on medit.
Canceled hold on viewnior.
 
 13 Feb 15 | 13:19:37 ~
    $

PS:  I add the echo so people can actually see what my aliases are doing.   wink

Thank you Sector11. I'll add your suggestions to the how-to. cool


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