Re: debian-desktop/7.0.0~exp2 in experimental
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- Subject: Re: debian-desktop/7.0.0~exp2 in experimental
- From: Adrien Aubourg <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:21:22 +0200
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Le samedi 23 juin 2012 19:47:46 Paul Tagliamonte a écrit :
> Howdy, -desktop,
> Hopefully we can contain the flame to the other thread.
> desktop-base/7.0.0~exp2 has been accepted into experimental, for testing
> by y'all (and generally interested folks) for feedback and testing
> before pushing to unstable.
> I urge y'all to give it a try and provide feedback on issues that you
> may run into.
> You can overlay experimental on any unstable install, and install
> desktop-base by running:
> $ sudo apt-get -t experimental install desktop-base
> For more information on using experimental, check out the wiki.
One thing so far I noticed. There is a black border around the grub
background. I have it on my tests laptop, and on a VM with VirtualBox. Grub
configuration remains untouched from a vanilla installation.
> If you would care to test out the plymouth bootsplash, here's the short
> version of how to get it running:
> 1) Install plymouth via apt ($ sudo apt-get install plymouth)
> 2) Set the theme to use `joy' ($ sudo /usr/sbin/plymouth-set-default-theme
> joy) 3) Edit the file /etc/default/grub, and add
> "splash" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT
> 4) update your initramfs ($ sudo update-initramfs -u)
It seems the plymouth look stronly depends on the resolution. The size of the
waiting circels and the space between them seems to be absolute. In addition
to that, the circles seem blurry at low resolution while the swirl logo looks
Beside these two things, I've got nothing to say, thank you !
> Here's the full list of changes from the version in unstable:
> desktop-base (7.0.0~exp2) experimental; urgency=low
> * Remove GConf defaults, they are not used anymore.
> * Remove the GDM3 settings, since the configuration format for GDM
> change again, yay.
> * Add a dconf file for the new-style GDM3 configuration.
> * Add a XML file describing the available resolutions for the
> background (for use with GNOME).
> * postinst: use a higher priority for the 1920x1080 background.
> * Cleanup postinst/prerm/postrm.
> * Add a new alternative: desktop-background.xml.
> * Use it from the gsettings override.
> * Reload gdm3 after installation/removal.
> * Drop old libgnome2-common hack.
> * Clean up an alternative that is no longer available.
> -- Josselin Mouette <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 23:28:15 +0200
> desktop-base (7.0.0~exp1) experimental; urgency=low
> [ Paul Tagliamonte ]
> * Adding myself as a maintainer
> * We've got a new theme -- `joy' by Adrien Aubourg. Thanks, Adrien!
> - Theme added to backgrounds.
> - Theme added for Grub
> - Background changed for GDM3
> - Theme added for KDM & changed that to default.
> - Theme added for ksplash & changed to default.
> * Standards bump to 3.9.3
> * Pre-Dependency added for dpkg (>= 18.104.22.168~), since we use dpkg
> helpers in our preinst.
> * Add in Jonathan Carter's Plymouth theme.
> [ Jonathan Carter ]
> * Remove splashy theme since it's no longer available in archives
> [ Yves-Alexis Perez ]
> * Install emblem in the correct folder.
> -- Paul Tagliamonte <email@example.com> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 13:00:47
> I thank all of you dearly for putting up with this,
> : http://wiki.debian.org/DebianExperimental