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Month: September 2010

Re: [trinity-devel] Testing Nightlies

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 18:47:34 -0500
> I have Debian Lenny installed on some separate partitions in my office
> system. During all of our conversations and work I had plain forgotten
> about that install. I have KDE 3.5.9/10 or whatever the default Debian
> system provides. The system is current to about April or May 2010.
> Do I need to uninstall those KDE 3 packages before installing Trinity
> nightlies? Or will apt-get/synaptic handle the updates?
You shouldn't need to do anything fancy.
> Do I need only add the Trinity PPA to the sources.list to find to install
> the nightlies? (Is this the correct web page?:
No, that is an old Ubuntu-Lucid-only archive.  All new development takes
place on the internal QuickBuild system due to build time constraints on
the shared Launchpad system.

I have added installation instructions to the main Trinity web page at:

Just click on your distro and follow the instructions. ;-)
> Does apt-get or Synaptic provide a way to reduce download bandwidth by
> updating only the differences in packages (like rsync) rather than an
> entire package?
Not sure, sorry.  I remember some discussion about that many years ago,
but I do not know if that feature ever made it in to Debian.
> I realize these are not developer specific questions. I'm not a Debian
> guru or main user, but I might be able to help with some testing by
> installing Trinity in my Debian install.

Much appreciated; I already have a few Debian testers but more is always