Lubuntu-users Digest, Vol 38, Issue 18
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Mon Feb 23 09:27:28 UTC 2015
Re: Lubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04.2 now available
Will this version be available via automatic updates, or do we have to
downlaod it through a link?
And: if I wish to change from 14.04.1.LTS to 15.04 what is the easiest way
to do it?
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> 1. Plymouth does not respect default.plymouth in alternatives
> system? (John Hupp)
> 2. Lubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04.2 now available (Walter Lapchynski)
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> Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:57:53 -0500
> From: John Hupp <lubuntu at prpcompany.com>
> To: lubuntu user list <Lubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Plymouth does not respect default.plymouth in alternatives
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> For Intel chipsets affected by Bug 1389904
> the user sees a garbled, something's-clearly-wrong Plymouth splash
> screen at startup and shutdown. I wanted to create and use a very
> simple monocolor Plymouth theme that I hoped would look OK.
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Documentation/Plymouth indicates that
> Plymouth uses the alternatives system to set the theme that it will use,
> and the themes are located at
> /lib/plymouth/themes/theme-name/theme-name.plymouth. Then it references
> the tutorial that begins at http://brej.org/blog/?p=158 for the details,
> except as amended by those two facts.
> Rather than plowing through the details of that tutorial, I used this
> simple guide for my simple purpose (see section 5 on creating a very
> basic theme): http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/1149
> What I found was that though alternatives reports that my
> simple.plymouth is now the default.plymouth, the system ignores that and
> continues to boot with the lubuntu-logo.plymouth theme.
> Can someone point out where I fell short or went astray? Or how I can
> hack the lubuntu-logo theme to achieve what I want? (On the latter, can
> I, for instance, simply delete some of the PNG files?)
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> From: Walter Lapchynski <wxl at ubuntu.com>
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> Subject: Lubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04.2 now available
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> Oooh look a fancy press release by the Comms Team this time! Thanks
> = Lubuntu Press-Department: Breaking news =
> == Lubuntu 14.04.2 available ==
> Lubuntu developers are proud to announce that ? with a delay of two
> weeks ? version 14.04.2 of the fast and lightweight operating system
> is now available for download via [this link].
> Release-Manager Walter Lapchynski explains: ?We had to delay the
> release for two weeks because of problems with X meta-packages which
> caused us numerous re-spins. But we wanted to do it right in order to
> maintain stability of existing installations and ? on the other hand -
> roll up accumulated stable updates into updated images to reduce
> download requirements for new deployments.?
> Jens Leineweber, Head of Lubuntu Press-Department, adds in: ?And
> because we want our users to experience a stable environment even for
> computers with low resources, we decided to not release a .2 version
> of the alternate installation. That's due to the fact, that we were
> not able to fix all the bugs brought to our attention.?
> One major issue the team is fighting with is the debian-installer that
> causes troubles. Once again Walter Lapchynski: ?We've been asked a lot
> lately to stop doing alternates in lieu of netboot, but that's not
> really a good solution.? The Lubuntu team will now team up with the
> Ubuntu Release-Team and Servers Team to develop a possible low
> resource version of the ubiquity installer.
> CAUTION: Before you install Lubuntu, we advice you to have a read of
> the [Release-Notes]!
> : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/GetLubuntu/LTS
> : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes
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