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Re: Console fonts

On Tue 02 May 2017 at 12:20:01 (-0700), Larry Dighera wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:34:14 -0400, Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net> wrote:
> >
> >Even if OP can get the ttys working to his liking, I still think it's very
> >likely a lost cause trying to use Jessie on his hardware. Stretch is very near
> >ready to release, and probably OP's better next move.
> >
> In this message thread:
> http://www.udoo.org/forum/threads/debian-jessie-linux-os-installation.6819/
> others have also suggested Stretch.  I looked at the existing bugs:
> https://bugs.debian.org/release-critical/other/testing.html
> https://bugs.debian.org/release-critical/
> Release-critical bugs status
> Tue May 2 17:00:00 UTC 2017
> Total number of release-critical bugs: 1649
> Number that have a patch: 271
> Number that have a fix prepared and waiting to upload: 38
> Number that are being ignored: 78
> Number concerning the current stable release: 699
> Number concerning the next release: 149
> ----
> The reason for installing Debian was because I have been impressed with its
> stability and few update issues compared to other Linux flavors I've used,
> so I was/am reluctant to overwrite Jessie with Stretch.

Scaling up the words of that ridiculous advert:
699 (stable/jessie) is greater than 149 (testing/stretch).

But, seriously, those figures need a lot of interpreting.

> Given the Udoo team claims to have installed Debian on their hardware, and
> Tails Linux runs on it, I'd prefer to sort out the issues, and see if I
> (we?) can effect a useable system.

Reference? It's worth posting exactly what they installed;
distribution, kernel version, etc.


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