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Re: Console fonts

On Tue, 2 May 2017 18:46:34 -0500, David Wright <deblis@lionunicorn.co.uk>

>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.

Are you intimating that the current stable Debian release (Jessie) contains
~4.5 times the number of release-critical bugs of stretch!?  

>> 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.

I have submitted that question to the Udoo support team, and am awaiting a

Also, there is a post here
that indicates that "Debian Stretch
(debian-stretch-DI-rc3-amd64-xfce-CD-1.iso from
[https://cdimage.debian.org/mirror/cdimage/stretch_di_rc3/amd64/iso-cd/]) is
working much better for me than Jessie..."


Thank you for your interest in this issue, and your kind support.

Best regards,

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