Next release plans

We are planning™ to release a full set of siduction images with all flavours before going to CLT (Chemnitzer Linux-Tage) next month. There are at least three reasons for that: We can boast about it at the conference We will have a new installer for you to try We promised …

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Flatpak with siduction

Yesterday I wrote about how to install and use Snap to install the latest LibreOffice 5.3. I promised to do the same with Fedora/GNOME’s alternative package format Flatpak. Needless to say this also applies for pure Debian Unstable and Debian Testing installs. For Debian Jessie you would need backports enabled. …

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Snaps with siduction

I am sure, everyone has heard about Ubuntu’s new package format snap by now. Today I wanted to try the brand new and still hot off the press LibreOffice 5.3 for a review. So I found that the Document Foundation had a snap ready for deployment. The prerequisites for siduction …

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New fast siduction mirror in the US

As of today we are happy to share with you a new mirror in the United States. It is located at Princeton University and should be our fastest mirror in the US. The URLs are: Princeton University http://mirror.math.princeton.edu/pub/siduction/iso/ https://mirror.math.princeton.edu/pub/siduction/iso/ deb https://mirror.math.princeton.edu/pub/siduction/extra unstable main deb-src https://mirror.math.princeton.edu/pub/siduction/extra unstable main deb https://mirror.math.princeton.edu/pub/siduction/fixes unstable …

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Debian fell over

With systemd 230, released a couple of days ago, the developers changed a default setting, that eliminates one of the few annoyances I experienced with systemd. Many a forum thread all over the net tried to solve the problem. This annoyance resulted in a message during reboot or shutdown, that …

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