Re: install cinnamon
On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 01:40:11PM +0200, Jochen Spieker wrote:
> Stephen Allen:
> > On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 02:58:28PM +0100, Brian wrote:
> >> On Tue 22 Apr 2014 at 11:48:11 +0100, Brian wrote:
> >>> It would be interesting to know whether this is successful for you.
> >> On the segfault site Martins provides cinnamon-build.tar.gz. If you
> >> trust the packages it contains (installing random debs found on the web
> >> isn't recommended) Cinnamon might run for you on Wheezy after you get
> >> network-manager-gnome.
> > ---end quoted text---
> > Why was Cinnamon removed from the Debian Repos?
> It wasn't. It is just only available in sid at the moment:
> > Much rather have it than Mate. No one wanted to package it and/or
> > maintain it? Where do these discussions happen?
> Probably either in a bug report or on debian-devel.
> Judging from the state of cinnamon in Debian (package version and
> activity in the BTS), it appears that the maintainers need some help to
> get Cinnamon into shape before it can be released with Debian.
Truly wish I had the skills to help ....