Ubuntu-Studio-users Digest, Vol 21, Issue 24

Alfons Verreijt info at zangtechniek.nl
Fri Jan 23 14:40:45 GMT 2009


Dear Kashayar,

could you please take some time to explain to me how ppa works and 
means. I suspect I can use your packages to install software, but I am 
clueless in how I should do this, should I add some line to my sources list?

Please give me a step by step?

thanks and cheers,


Alfons


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>    1. Re: Announcement: Ardour 2.7.1 will land in hardy + intrepid
>       (Khashayar Naderehvandi)
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> Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 12:02:16 +0100
> From: Khashayar Naderehvandi <khashayar.lists at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Announcement: Ardour 2.7.1 will land in hardy + intrepid
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> Dear all,
>
> Due to some particularly nasty scons bug, the ardour packages might
> take longer to hit the archives than I had hoped. In the meanwhile,
> please feel free to install ardour from my PPA at
> https://launchpad.net/~khashayar/+archive. There are packages for
> hardy and intrepid available.
>
> In my PPA you may also find other packages that could be of interest,
> such as jack 0.116.1 and ffado.
>
> Please note, however, that anything you install from my PPA you do on
> your own risk. These are *not* official Ubuntu Studio packages, and
> they are *not* backed up by the Ubuntu Studio team. A lot of these
> packages will never end up in backports archives. Be warned.
>
> That said, if you do encounter issues, do let me know and I'll try to
> fix things. And if you don't encounter issues, feel free to let me
> know anyway :-)
>
>
> Regards,
> K.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 8:57 PM, wayne <wayne at jawnee.org> wrote:
>   
>> thanks for your help.  will definitely try out the new packages once they
>> are in the Hardy repos.
>>
>> peace, w
>>
>>
>> On Tue, 2009-01-20 at 15:05 +0100, Khashayar Naderehvandi wrote:
>>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> I am happy to announce that Ardour 2.7.1 has been accepted for
>> backporting to Hardy as well as Intrepid [1]. It should end up in the
>> appropriate repos anytime soon.
>>
>> This is hopefully the beginning of a more active backporting effort
>> within Ubuntu Studio. It seemed important to me to get this particular
>> package through to start with, as it's one of the most important ones
>> in a DAW context. If there are packages that you want to see
>> backported, please let me know and I'll try to get the ball rolling.
>> Just remember that libraries and such (e.g. jack) won't be backported.
>>
>> Just a couple of weeks back, I was a regular user who needed
>> up-to-date packages. I started looking into how I could build the
>> jaunty packages locally for myself. But why not share, when the
>> packages are built, I thought. After an email to this list, I was
>> invited to work more closely with the dev group. The step from "using"
>> to "sharing" is small, and the step from "sharing" to working more
>> officially was smaller than I thought. I've realized that it's not too
>> hard to make a difference. In fact, the easiest thing one could do,
>> which would nevertheless be a very big help to us all, is testing. We
>> have a release ahead of us that will hopefully be worth upgrading to,
>> from both hardy and intrepid. But like said, to make that happen, we
>> will need testers :-)
>>
>> All the best from your dedicated backportman,
>> Khashayar
>>
>>
>> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/hardy-backports/+bug/299287
>>
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