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    Progeny With Ximian ??
    Contributed by Anonymous on Friday, April 27 @ 22:56:28 BST

    I like the Ximian packaging of GNOME, and would love to stay with it, at the same time I am about to install Debian on a new machine and am considering trying out Progeny. I am very familar with the headaches associated with Ximian / Woody, has any one tried Ximian on Progeny ? How did it work out, are there more or less dependancy problems ?

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  • "Progeny With Ximian ??" | Login/Create Account | 12 comments

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    Re: Progeny With Ximian ?? (Score: 1)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, April 28 @ 00:37:59 BST

    need to put 2.2 in /etc/debian_version

    i also had to upgrade my libc6 to the testing version just to keep red-carpet from crashing

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    Ximian dosn't mind woody. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, April 28 @ 09:21:44 BST

    It's Sid that they don't support.

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    Re: Progeny With Ximian ?? (Score: 1)
    by nero on Saturday, April 28 @ 14:51:33 BST
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    Is there a big difference between debian's gnome and ximian's? Other than a few changed pixmaps that is....

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    Re: Progeny With Ximian ?? (Score: 1)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, April 28 @ 21:08:13 BST

    I had absolutely no problems installing Ximian on Progeny. Eric Gillespie recently sent a post to the progeny-debian list at detailing how to set it up. The quickest way is

    • to the file '/etc/apt/sources.list, add the line: "deb ./"
    • run 'apt-get update' to get the package lists
    • run 'apt-get install gnome-desktop' to install the whole shebang
    • run 'apt-get dist-upgrade' to finish off the updates.

    I'd post the whole email, but it's larger that should probably be up here. If anyone wants more details, I can forward the email or upload it somewhere. Just let me know...

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