Re: debian 8
On Fri, Apr 03, 2015 at 12:17:37PM +0200, Petter Adsen wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Apr 2015 13:08:29 +0300
> Reco <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi.
> > On Fri, Apr 03, 2015 at 11:49:30AM +0200, Petter Adsen wrote:
> > > On Fri, 3 Apr 2015 17:41:44 +0800
> > > Bret Busby <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On 03/04/2015, Pol Hallen wrote:
> > > > > I read that at 25 april
> > > > > (https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2015/03/msg00016.html)
> > > > > should be available latest debian version.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > What are the expected differences between Debian 7 and Debian 8?
> > >
> > > https://www.debian.org/releases/wheezy/ppc64el/release-notes/ch-whats-new.en.html
> > There's something I miss here. Why does your link contains *wheezy*,
> > instead of *jessie*? Also, why *ppc64el*? It's hardly a commodity
> > architecture.
> No idea, the top of the page says: "Chapter 2. What's new in Debian 8"
> I'm sorry I didn't see the link, I simply went to debian.org and
> searched for "jessie gnome classic", which returned this:
> The top link there says, again: "Chapter 2. What's new in Debian 8", so
> I expected that to be what I wanted. Mea culpa.
Oh I see. Consider this link then:
Especially chapter 2.2.2, which talks about GNOME 3.14.
Funny thing is - chapter 2.2.2 does not mention GNOME Classic at all.
Presumably because GNOME Classic was axed in GNOME 3.6 (or 3.8, or 3.10
- the memory fails me here).
> > > > Will Debian 8, when released, provide the "GNOME Classic"
> > > > interface?
> > >
> > > From the above:
> > >
> > > "If you want to keep an interface closer to the GNOME 2.30 version
> > > in wheezy, you can select the “GNOME Classic” session at the login
> > > prompt. It will bring you an improved version of the traditional
> > > panel. You can still edit the panel to add more applets, by using
> > > the hidden alt+right click combination. "
> > Um, wheezy has GNOME 3.4. It's squeeze which had GNOME 2.30.
> > Apparently this info is outdated.
> I don't use Gnome, so I wouldn't know :) As the top of the page said
> "Debian 8", I didn't inspect the link any closer.
Hey, *I* stopped using GNOME back then Debian stable was called etch.
But you don't need software to be installed to check its version because
they give you apt-cache. And if you don't like apt-cache - they give you