[xubuntu-users] Need to Update Abiword 2.9.2 for Xubuntu

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at shimmerproject.org
Fri Jul 6 19:53:18 UTC 2012

On 07/06/2012 03:31 AM, Lee Gold wrote:
> 12.04 uses Abiword 2.9.2
> This is confirmed as a problematic developmental release on the Abiword
> mail list...it's gnarly and doesn't work. Considering the fact that
> Abiword is the default word processor for Xubuntu I'm not sure why it's
> still the current version in the repositories...at least it was there
> the last time I checked.
> Can it be updated in the repositories please?
> Thanks

(Forwarding this mail to xubuntu-devel, which is the appropriate place.)

SRU's [1] can be done per-bug basis, but somebody will first need to
point out which bugs are critical to fix. Before this, there will be no
updates for Abiword.


[1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates

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