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Re: debian-desktop/7.0.0~exp2 in experimental



On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 8:21 AM, Adrien Aubourg
<adrien.aubourg@gmail.com> wrote:
> Le samedi 23 juin 2012 19:47:46 Paul Tagliamonte a écrit :
>> Howdy, -desktop,
>
> Hi !
>
>>
>> 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[1].
>
> 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.

I see that here as well. I'll look at exactly why after things calm
down (that'll be a minor fix)

>
>>
>> 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
> nice.

I ACK this. Let's talk after we start getting it polished (this is a
rough cut ;) )

>
> Beside these two things, I've got nothing to say, thank you !

Thank you for testing!

>
> Adrien
>
>>
>> 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 <joss@debian.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 (>= 1.15.7.2~), 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 <paultag@ubuntu.com>  Sat, 23 Jun 2012 13:00:47
>> +0200
>>
>> I thank all of you dearly for putting up with this,
>>   Paul
>>
>> [1]: http://wiki.debian.org/DebianExperimental
>
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