[Pkg-sugar-devel] Why track activity version numbers?

Tony Anderson tony_anderson at usa.net
Sat Apr 22 10:49:13 UTC 2017

Hi, Jonas

Thanks for your help and patience. I'll get at it tomorrow.

Thanks again,


On 04/22/2017 04:14 PM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Quoting Tony Anderson (2017-04-22 01:47:29)
>> Thanks for the information about how to install the debian 'sucrose'.
>> I need to give that a try.
> Please do!
> This should provide you a clean install of Sugar and a login manager:
>   1) Download the installer for soon-to-become-stable Debian Stretch:
>      https://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/
>   2) When asked mid-way through install what to include, deselect all
>   3) Log in as root, and run this command:
>      apt install sucrose lightdm
>> My real concern is that the Sugar desktop as installed have an
>> identifiable version number (in Sugar it is shown in 'About My
>> Computer' in 'MySettings').
> Please actually _use_ Sugar packaged for Debian, and then for each issue
> you identify as in your opinion being wrong or missing, file a bugreport
> so we can track it properly: https://www.debian.org/Bugs/Reporting
>> This problem is the Sugar developers.
> Not sure I agree, but in any case the solution is _more_ developers.
> Your diving in and testing actual use of almost-stable Debian will be a
> real help for the few developers currently struggling to find time to
> implement the marvellous vision of a perfected Sugar experience.
> (later you can learn to make Debian packages and directly improve...)
> Thanks for your input, looking forward to your experiences with Debian,
>   - Jonas

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